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Pro-Russian Twitter account used non-public material from Mueller's team in effort to discredit Russia probe

Jan 31, 2019 - CNN

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Justice Department alleged Wednesday that Russia has continued pushing online disinformation to discredit the American government, after a pro-Russian Twitter account spread confidential information from a criminal case that special counsel Robert Mueller's team brought against a Russian company for social media conspiracy.

The development highlights just how tense the standoff has become between US law enforcement and the Russian operation accused of interfering i...