Putin on Russia’s meddling in the US election: ‘I don’t care. I couldn’t care less’


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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin said he “couldn’t care less” that US law-enforcement officials accused Russian nationals and entities of meddling in the US election.
  • “So what if they’re Russians,” Putin told NBC News’ Megyn Kelly in an interview that aired Friday night. “They do not represent the interests of the Russian state.”
  • Special counsel Robert Mueller charged a notorious Russian “troll factory” and 13 Russian nationals last month with breaking US law and interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Putin fired back at those allegations last week, saying the underlying conduct did not violate Russian laws.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin brushed aside US accusations that Russian individuals and organizations had meddled in the 2016 US election to help boost Donald Trump and hamstring his political opponents.

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