Jul 14, 2018 - Technology

Twitter boots Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks accounts following Mueller indictment

An image of Russian president Vladimir Putin is seen through a Twitter logo in this photo illustration. Photo: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Twitter has suspended the accounts of @GUCCIFER_2 and @DCleaks_ following charges brought Friday that directly tie the Russian government to 2016 election hacking.

According to the indictment, the accounts were used as false personas to release tens of thousands of stolen emails and documents. Go deeper: The Russian intelligence agents behind Guccifer 2.0

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