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Timeline: Big moments in Mueller investigation of Russian meddling in 2016 US election


A redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muller’s report on Russia’s role in the 2016 US presidential election and whether President Donald Trump’s campaign conspired with Moscow is set to be released today. Here’s a timeline of important events during that investigation.

A photo of the document written by Attorney General Barr about the submission of the Special Counsel's report.

‘Secrecy is subjective’ when government censors redact documents

An evening cityscape of Moscow with towers in the background and a river and traffic-filled road in the foreground

Russia responds to Mueller report: Moscow wins, Putin is stronger than Trump and US is a ‘pain in the a – -‘

A crowd of people stand outside a the Department of Justice building

Smoke or fire? Contacts between Trump campaign and Russia

Robert Mueller in a photograph

Mueller report is in — but US attorney general decides how much will be public

President Donald Trump is shown in this profile photography greeting Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein with flags in the background.

US official Rod Rosenstein, overseeing Russia probe, set to leave


Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who has overseen the Russian election meddling probe, is preparing to leave the US Department of Justice.

Protesters hold signs that say "It's Mueller time" riffing of Miller Lite's "Miller time" advertisements.

There are at least 17 Trump investigations and they’re ‘bigger and broader’ than most realize

Writer Garrett Graff tallied up all the known Trump investigations. He tells The World US President Donald Trump faces “a much broader legal assault” than any other modern president.

President Donald Trump answers questions during an exclusive interview with Reuters journalists in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington,  DC on December 11, 2018. Asked about his past business connections with Russia, Trump said, "The stuff yo

Trump’s business history with Russia is a long and colorful one

President Donald Trump says “No collusion!” about the Russia investigation. But special counsel Robert Mueller wants to know about Trump’s past business connections with Russia. The question is, does that history help explain Trump’s relationship with Russian autocrat Vladimir Putin?

US Representative Adam Schiff speaking to reporters

Rep. Adam Schiff: We may see Mueller report ‘by the end of the year’

The top-ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, says special counsel Robert Mueller may be close to delivering his report on Russian attempts to interfere with the 2016 presidential election and possible links to the Trump campaign.

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Trump ex-campaign head Manafort to cooperate with Russia probe

Conflict & Justice

US President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian election meddling as part of a plea deal.