Russian charged with conspiracy to interfere US congressional electionPosted by Josh Taylor / October 22, 2018
The congressional elections are coming up, and you know what that means. No, it’s not a chance to enjoy American democracy, it’s a chance for the Russians to interfere with our elections (again). This time, however, the government appears ready. They have already arrested a Russian national, Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova, for conspiring to interfere in a U.S. election. “Khusyaynova was the chief accountant for Project Lakhta, an operation started in 2014 and financed by a Russian oligarch close to Russian President Vladimir Putin and two companies he controls, according to a criminal complaint.”
Full story at Reuters.