Russian national charged with interfering in US politics

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.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s