Russian national charged with interfering in US politics

by Chris Zappone

Another day, another criminal complaint. This one alleges a woman named Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova served as bookkeeper for ‘Project Lakhta’, a vast effort funded by Russian oligarch Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin targeting domestic Russian audiences, as well as ones in the US, EU and Ukraine, among others.

alaska“The strategic goal of this alleged conspiracy, which continues to this day, is to sow discord in the U.S. political system and to undermine faith in our democratic institutions,” said US Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger.

Full document: netyksho_et_al_indictment.