Republican-Led Senate Intel Report Outlines Russian Connections, Counterintelligence Risks Linked to Trump 2016 Campaign

The Senate Intelligence Committee released a new collection of documents on Tuesday, which is believed to be the final volume of their report on Russia’s attempts to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

The 900 plus page report goes into great detail on former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his entanglement with Russian figures. One portion of the report says that Konstantin Kilimnik, an associate of Manafort, is a Russian intelligence officer who served as a conduit with Russian oligarchs, was privy to internal campaign information and might have been connected to the the GRU’s 2016 hack-and-leak operation. This was summarized as a “grave counterintelligence threat.”

From the Manafort findings:

Manafort hired and worked increasingly closely with a
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