U.S. drops case against Russian firm accused of 2016 election meddling

World Mar 17, 2020

U.S. drops case against Russian firm accused of 2016 election meddling

The U.S. Justice Department abruptly dropped its criminal case Monday against the company controlled by a confident of Russian President Vladimir Putin that allegedly funded the campaign to meddle in the 2016 elections. Just weeks before the trial was to begin, the Justice department announced ...

Top U.S. career diplomat rejects Ukraine meddling theory

World / Crime & Legal Dec 4, 2019

Top U.S. career diplomat rejects Ukraine meddling theory

The top U.S. career diplomat on Tuesday unambiguously rejected a theory promoted by President Donald Trump that Ukraine, not Russia, interfered in the 2016 election. Asked at a hearing by Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez if he had evidence of Ukrainian meddling in the election, David ...