Days before the president’s meeting with Vladimir V. Putin, a new indictment gave the most detailed account yet of Russian efforts to sway the 2016 election.
The allegations of subverting American democracy are troubling in themselves. They also spell trouble for the president.
Here are some of the key highlights, with analysis, of the indictment of the Russian agents and excerpts from Mr. Rosenstein’s announcement on Friday.
The same day that Donald J. Trump asked Russians for help in hacking Hillary Clinton’s emails, Russia began efforts to target her personal servers.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced indictments against 12 Russian military officers who are accused of conspiring to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.