U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller unveiled an indictment Friday of a comprehensive "information warfare" involving 13 Russian individuals and three entities allegedly to have planted discord during the 2016 presidential elections, CNBC elections.
Here are some of the most important quotes from the 37-page indictment:
- The so-called Internet Research Agency, a Russian corporate entity registered in July 2013, "sought, in part, to conduct what it called 'information warfare against the United States of America' through fictitious U.S. personas on social media platforms and other Internet-based media.'"
- The Internet Research Agency "focused on the U.S. population and conducted operations on social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter."
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