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News Story Source: thedailybeast.com by Kevin Poulsen
Lawyers for the company accused of funding Russia's election interference trolls are demanding that special counsel Robert Mueller turn over reams of information, including the identities of informants, details of any electronic surveillance, and a list of "each and every instance" since 1945 in which the U.S. "engaged in operations to interfere with elections and political processes in any foreign country."
The ambitious demand for legal discovery surfaced Friday in Mueller's criminal case against 13 individuals and three Russian companies linked to the Internet Research Agency, the St. Petersburg troll farm that used fake accounts to organize demonstrations on U.S. soil and flood American social media with alt-right memes during the 2016 election. One of those defendants is Concord Management and Consulting, a Russian firm run by Yevgeny Prigozhin, a close Kremlin ally known as "Putin's Chef," who is also named individually as a defendant
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