Ten key takeaways from Robert Mueller's Russia indictment

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The charge sheet provides powerful new evidence of a Russian plot – but does not name any Americans as alleged co-conspirators

The US justice department on Friday announced that a grand jury convened by special counsel Robert Mueller had indicted 13 Russians and three Russian entities in an alleged conspiracy to defraud the United States, including by tampering in the 2016 presidential election on behalf of Donald Trump and against Hillary Clinton.

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“No, I’m not,” the president said in mid-December. But in fact Trump had ordered special counsel Robert Mueller’s firing in June 2017, just one month after Mueller was appointed, the New York Times reported. Trump backed down when the White House Counsel, Donald McGahn, refused to convey the order to deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein.

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