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A group promoting transparency publishes hacked Russian documents

A group of supporters of transparency released on Friday a huge number of hacked and leaked Russian documents, which are considered retaliatory against sharing by hacked mails of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to influence the 2016 presidential campaign.

The documents, which were a total of 175 gigabytes in size, were released on Friday around the same time on the DDoSecret website and in the Internet archive. The size of the shared documents is far greater than all the known material received by Russian officials from the DNC and the then Democratic candidate. Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton's unusual intervention in Trump poses issues related to the Immigration agenda of the White House Senate Republican in 2020 The Hill's 12:30 Report: Senate with Dueling Financing voices | Trump to delay the state of the Union Cohen summoned by Senate Intel MORE campaign.

The collection of material entitled "The Dark Side of the Kremlin" contains insider information such as "hundreds of thousands of communications and files of Russian politicians, journalists, oligarchs, religious figures and nationalists / terrorists in Ukraine". according to the group who had posted the documents.

Special Lawyer Robert Mueller Robert Swan MuellerSasse: The US should cheer the decision of Mueller to head the Russian probe MORE Russian intelligence officials last year for the 2016 hacking of the DNC and the former Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.

The Russian government has repeatedly hacked to hack the DNC.

In a new lawsuit filed last week, the DNC said that Russian hackers were also targeted after the midterm elections in November 2018.

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