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Of interest to Congress

Turkish businessman who
hired Michael Flynn in final months of 2016 campaign. Mueller’s investigators
reportedly interviewed him in May 2017.

Associations

Turkish

Subplots

Flynn plea

Dzheykhun Nasimi Ogly
Aslanov

M

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

Former FBI general counsel under
scrutiny by House Republicans for alleged contact with reporter David Corn, who wrote about the Steele dossier in October 2016.

Associations

FBI

Subplots

The Steele dossier

Former CNN anchor reportedly hired by Michael Flynn’s consulting firm to work on pro-Turkey documentary. Mueller investigators
reportedly were interested in interviewing her.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Flynn plea

Former senior Trump campaign and White House adviser was a
key bystander during Michael Flynn and James Comey firings and introduced campaign to Cambridge Analytica. Served subpoena in January by House Intelligence Committee for not answering questions about his White House service. Mueller
reportedly sent a subpoena to appear before the grand jury, but Bannon instead
sat for multiple interviews in February 2018.

Associations

Campaign, Transition, Administration

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news, Flynn plea, Comey firing

CEO of private equity firm Colony Capital, close Trump friend and Presidential Inaugural Committee chairman. He
recommended Trump enlist Paul Manafort for his 2016 campaign. Also employed Rick Gates as a private consultant but reportedly
fired Gates after his October 2017 indictment. The Associated Press
reported in May 2018 Barrack had been interviewed by Mueller’s team.

Associations

Campaign, transition

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Anna Vladislavovna
Bogacheva

M

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

Deputy campaign manager starting in September 2016, longtime Trump associate and president of Citizens United. He first introduced Trump to Corey Lewandowski.

Associations

Campaign

Maria Anatolyevna
Bovda

M

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

Robert Sergeyevich
Bovda

M

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

Trump campaign data staffer
briefly led the team building models for GOP primaries.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news

Interim DNC chair took over in July 2016 and
managed the party’s response to the Russian hacking. She replaced Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who resigned following the public release of hacked emails.

Associations

DNC

Subplots

Stolen emails

Obama CIA director
warned his Russian counterpart during 2016 campaign to halt election meddling. He
testified in May 2017 to the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

CIA

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news

California businessman and former deputy finance chairman of the Republican National Committee worked with George Nader – who is now a witness
reportedly with immunity in Robert Mueller’s probe – to influence Trump administration foreign policy on behalf of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. He resigned from his RNC post in April 2018 after a
report that President Trump’s longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, had negotiated a $1.6 million payment to a former Playboy model who said Broidy had impregnated her.

Associations

Businessman

U.S.-born former investor in Russia who hired Sergei Magnitsky to investigate tax fraud scheme after Russian authorities seized his subsidaries. He
testified in July 2017 to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Associations

British

Subplots

The Steele dossier

Technology director at the Democratic National Committee was part of a “secret committee”
tasked in the spring of 2016 with assessing and responding to the Russian email hacks.

Associations

DNC

Subplots

Stolen emails

Mikhail Leonidovich
Burchik

M

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

Former White House senior associate counsel under Don McGahn. He was reportedly
listed among the staffers whom Mueller wanted to interview.

Associations

Attorney

Subplots

Comey firing

Trump campaign communications adviser received a December 2017
letter from Sen. Dianne Feinstein seeking information about Michael Flynn, the Democratic hacks, the RNC platform fight and Comey’s interactions with Trump.

Associations

Campaign, Transition

Subplots

Flynn plea, RNC platform change, Stolen emails, Comey firing

Mikhail Ivanovich
Bystrov

M

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

Founder and CEO of Chicago-based Federal Savings Bank and member of the Trump campaign’s economic advisory panel. His bank in late 2016 and early 2017 loaned $16 million to Paul Manafort, transactions that are
reportedly being scrutinized to determine whether the loans were done to secure Calk a
job in the Trump administration. He denies the accusations. House Democrats in April 2018 sent Calk a
letter requesting documents.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Obama assistant attorney general with key
oversight of the FBI’s Russia probe.

Associations

Justice Department

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news

Trump campaign data director
built voter models for GOP primaries and general election.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news

Former New Jersey governor and former head of Trump transition team has
said he was fired because he opposed hiring of Michael Flynn as national security adviser.

Associations

Campaign, Transition

Subplots

Flynn plea

Obama director of national intelligence, whose office formally
concluded in January 2017 that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election. He
said in July 2016 the U.S. wasn’t “quite ready yet to make a call on attribution” when asked about Russia’s role in DNC email hacks.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Stolen emails

Represents Glenn Simpson, the co-founder of Fusion GPS, the research firm that commissioned a controversial opposition research project on Donald Trump.

Associations

Attorney, Fusion GPS

Subplots

The Steele dossier

Democratic presidential nominee whom U.S. intelligence officials
concluded was targeted by Russian hackers for defeat during the 2016 election.

Associations

Clinton campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news, The Steele dossier

Director of National Intelligence was
reportedly approached by President Trump in March 2017 about getting James Comey to back away from Michael Flynn probe.
Reportedly spoke with Mueller’s investigators in 2017.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Comey firing, Stolen emails

An aide on Michael Flynn’s National Security Council who
reportedly gave House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes information showing that Trump and associates were incidentally swept up in foreign surveillance. Flynn’s successor H.R. McMaster, tried to remove Cohen-Watnick but President Trump
overruled him with support from Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon. He left the Trump administration in August 2017 and
took a job at Oracle’s Washington office.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Flynn plea

Former FBI director whose
firing
prompted special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment. He
testified to the Senate Intelligence Committee in June 2017.

Associations

FBI

Subplots

Comey firing, Flynn plea

White House senior adviser and 2016 campaign manager. House Intelligence Democrats
said in March 2018 Republicans refused their requests for an interview with Conway about Peter Smith’s attempts to find Hillary Clinton’s missing emails, as well as the administration’s response to Michael Flynn’s contacts with Russian officials.

Associations

Campaign, Administration

Subplots

Stolen emails, Flynn plea, Comey firing

Mother Jones reporter wrote the first
article about the existence of the Steele dossier in October 2016. House Republicans are
investigating Corn’s alleged contact with then-FBI general counsel James Baker in the weeks before he broke the story.

Associations

Media

Subplots

The Steele dossier

Freelance editor
interviewed by FBI in the summer of 2017 for his work helping Michael Flynn publish a pro-Turkey essay on Election Day 2016.

Associations

Witness

Subplots

Flynn plea

Radio personality whom Roger Stone
identified in November 2017 as his intermediary to WikiLeaks. The House Intelligence Committee issued him a subpoena but he reportedly
asserted his Fifth Amendment rights in December 2017 before a scheduled interview with the panel.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news

CEO of the Democratic National Committee was part of a “secret committee” tasked with
assessing and responding to the Russian email hack. She was
ousted in August 2016 by interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile.

Associations

DNC

Subplots

Stolen emails

Clinton campaign aide who in March 2016
mistakenly passed along a spear phishing email to John Podesta that exposed his Gmail account to Russian hackers.

Associations

Clinton campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails

Texas delegate to the 2016 GOP convention who
pushed for an amendment to the party platform to support sending U.S. lethal aid to Ukraine.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

RNC platform change

Former lawyer in White House counsel’s office who
reportedly chose not to correct President Trump’s understanding over whether he could fire James Comey. Trump in July 2018 named Dhillon the acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Comey firing

On
detail to Mueller from DOJ’s computer crime and intellecutal property section.

Associations

Prosecutor

Investigating

Stolen emails, Fake news

Chief of staff to White House counsel Don McGahn was
reportedly interviewed in 2017 by Mueller investigators about James Comey’s firing.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Comey firing

Twitter CEO whose company is
under investigation over Russian deployment of automated bots, fake users and other methods to sway U.S. voters.

Associations

Tech executive

Subplots

Fake news

DNC and Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer who
hired Fusion GPS to conduct opposition research on Donald Trump.

Associations

Clinton campaign, DNC

Subplots

The Steele dossier

National security lawyer in the White House Counsel’s office who
reportedly gave House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes information that Trump and associates were incidentally swept up in foreign surveillance.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Flynn plea

Beirut-based freelance journalist reportedly hired by Michael Flynn’s consulting firm to work on pro-Turkey documentary. Mueller investigators
reportedly were interested in interviewing him.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Flynn plea

Former Trump campaign adviser
testified in September 2017 before the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails

Trump Organization attorney who represents Donald Trump Jr. and other company officials. House Intelligence Democrats
said in March 2018 Republicans refused their requests to interview Garten.

Associations

Trump Org

Subplots

Comey firing

Chairman of the Trump 2020 reelection campaign. As Trump’s 2016 deputy campaign manager, he
downplayed the role of Cambridge Analyica in helping the Republican win the election. Glassner
signed a letter in May 2017 to former Trump campaign aides to preserve all records for the Russia probe.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news

Trump’s longtime personal secretary has
long
been a key point of contact to Trump. The House Intelligence Committee
interviewed her in December 2017.

Associations

Trump Org, Campaign, Transition, Administration

Subplots

Fake news, Stolen emails

White House lawyer
working as Ty Cobb’s deputy handling the Russia investigation.

Associations

Attorney

Subplots

Comey firing, Flynn plea, Manafort indictment, Stolen emails

Federal district court judge overseeing the Paul Manafort case in Washington D.C. Appointed by President Barack Obama.

Associations

Judge

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Homeland Security secretary under President Obama whose department formally
accused Russia of deploying hackers to meddle in the 2016 presidential election.
Met in June 2017 with the House and Senate intelligence committees.

Associations

DHS

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

Represents James Comey, the former FBI director with a central role in Mueller’s investigation into potential obstruction of justice.

Associations

Attorney

Subplots

Comey firing

Associations

Transition

Subplots

Flynn plea

Turkish associate of Michael Flynn’s lobbying client Ekim Alptekin
reportedly received a subpoena from Mueller for grand jury testimony in September 2017.

Associations

Turkish, campaign

Subplots

Flynn plea

Former George W. Bush State Department official whom Sen. John McCain
dispatched to London in late 2016 to retrieve the dossier from former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele.

Associations

Fusion GPS

Subplots

The Steele dossier

Aleksandra Yuryevna
Krylova

M

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

Former Manafort lawyer at Akin Gump
received a subpoena in the summer of 2017 from Mueller seeking documents and testimony.

Associations

Attorney

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Represents Glenn Simpson, the co-founder of Fusion GPS, the research firm that commissioned a controversial opposition research project on Donald Trump.

Associations

Attorney, Fusion GPS

Subplots

The Steele dossier

Former Trump campaign manager.
Signed off on Carter Page’s July 2016 trip to Moscow. He testified in January 2018 and again in March 2018 to the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news

U.S. attorney general under President Obama when the FBI first launched its Russia 2016 investigation. She
met in October 2017 with the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

Justice Department

Subplots

Stolen emails

Manafort’s spokesman. Was
called by Mueller investigators before federal grand jury in September 2017.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Manafort indictment

White House deputy Cabinet secretary and Trump 2016 campaign policy director was
reportedly alerted to the RNC platform’s Ukraine weapons language by J.D. Gordon.

Associations

Campaign, Administration

Subplots

RNC platform change

Production director
during Trump campaign and Trump inauguration. In a
letter to Cambridge Analytica, Sen. Dianne Feinstein sought all communications involving McAlicher.

Associations

Campaign, transition, Administration

Subplots

Fake news, Stolen emails

Former deputy FBI director dating to start of the bureau’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Attorney General Jeff Sessions
fired him in March 2018 – a little more than a day before McCabe’s retirement – because of internal reviews that found he’d violated DOJ policies and wasn’t forthcoming with investigators examining the FBI’s actions before the election.

Associations

FBI

Subplots

Stolen emails, Flynn plea, Comey firing

Former Obama White House chief of staff has
defended the Democratic administration’s
response to the Russian election meddling. He
met in July with the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news

Former Trump deputy national security adviser under
investigators’ scrutiny for her conversations about Russia with Michael Flynn during the transition. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in December
requested documents and an interview. She
withdrew herself from consideration in February 2018 to be nominated as the U.S. ambassador to Singapore.

Associations

Transition, Administration

Subplots

Flynn plea, RNC platform change, Stolen emails, Comey firing

White House counsel had key roles in Michael Flynn and James Comey firings and Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ recusal. He
met with Mueller investigators in November 2017 and again in early 2018, where he
shared
details about the president’s reactions to a
New York Times story that described how McGahn has resisted the president’s order to fire the special counsel.

Associations

Campaign, Transition, Administration

Subplots

Flynn plea, Comey firing

GOP mega-donor and Trump campaign supporter
received email from Cambridge Analytica CEO about attempts to get Clinton emails from WikiLeaks.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Fake news, Stolen emails

Trump White House and campaign senior policy adviser.
Reportedly interviewed by Mueller in late 2017 about James Comey’s firing and other topics. House Intelligence Democrats
said in March 2018 Republicans refused their requests for an interview with Miller.

Associations

Campaign, Transition, Administration

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news, Flynn plea, Comey firing

Wife of former CIA Director James Woolsey was
interviewed by the FBI about Michael Flynn’s alleged conversations with Woolsey with regards to forcibly extraditing a Turkish cleric living in exile in the U.S.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Flynn plea

Obama White House homeland security adviser has
defended the Democratic administration’s limited public response amid the Russian cyberattack on the presidential election.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Stolen emails

Trump campaign national political director
brought in in part by Paul Manafort.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Represents Glenn Simpson, the co-founder of Fusion GPS, the research firm that commissioned a controversial opposition research project on Donald Trump.

Associations

Attorney, Fusion GPS

Subplots

The Steele dossier

New York-based PR strategist
handled Tiffany Trump media queries during the campaign. In an October 2017
letter to Cambridge Analytica, Sen. Dianne Feinstein sought all communications with Nathan.

Associations

Trump Org

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news

Viktor Borisovich
Netyksho

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Boris Alekseyevich
Antonov

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Dmitriy Sergeyevich
Badin

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Ivan Sergeyevich
Yermakov

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Aleksey Viktorovich
Lukashev

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Sergey Aleksandrovich
Morgachev

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Nikolay Yuryevich
Kozachek

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Pavel Vyacheslavovich
Yershov

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Artem Vladimirovich
Malyshev

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Aleksandr Vladimirovich
Osadchuk

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Aleksey Aleksandrovich
Potemkin

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Anatoliy Sergeyevich
Kovalev

M

One of 12 Russian intelligence officers
indicted in July 2018 for allegedly interferring in the 2016 presidential election by stealing and releasing documents from Democratic campaign and party computers.

Associations

Russian

Subplots

Indicted

Suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO has
acknowledged trying to make contact with WikiLeaks about missing Hillary Clinton emails. Mueller has
sought company communications. House Intelligence Democrats
said Nix answered some of the panel’s questions by video teleconference.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Fake news, Stolen emails

President of the United States during 2016 Russian election interference. Obama said he
told Vladimir Putin that September to “cut it out.”
Oversaw U.S. response and
imposed economic sanctions and expelled 35 Russian intelligence operatives.
Briefed in January 2017 by intelligence officials about the Steele dossier.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

The Steele dossier, Stolen emails

Trump 2016 campaign digitial director was
interviewed by the House Intelligence Committee in October 2017. He was
named in February 2018 as President Trump’s re-election campaign manager.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news

2016 campaign spokesman also
worked with Rick Gates at the pro-Trump nonprofit America First Policies after the campaign.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Richard Pinedo is an American citizen who
plead guilty to identity fraud as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in U.S. elections. The charges against Pinedo state that he used the company Auction Essistance to sell fraudulent bank account numbers created from U.S. citizens’ stolen identities to people abroad.

Associations

American

Clinton campaign chairman whose emails were hacked by Russians and
published on WikiLeaks. The FBI
interviewed him in October 2016, and he
met
twice in 2017 with the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

Clinton campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news, The Steele dossier

Leader of since-dissolved Washington lobbying shop
referred to as “Company B” in Paul Manafort indictment for relationship with Ukraine’s Moscow-friendly president.

Associations

Lobbyist

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Vadim Vladimirovich
Podkopaev

M

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

Sergey Pavlovich
Polozov

M

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

President Obama’s U.S. ambassador to United Nations during the 2016 election. She
met in October 2017 with the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Stolen emails

Former White House chief of staff and RNC chairman during the 2016 campaign
met with Mueller investigators in October 2017. House Intelligence Democrats
said in March 2018 Republicans refused their requests for an interview with Priebus.

Associations

Transition, Administration

Subplots

Flynn plea, Comey firing

Obama deputy national security adviser during Russian election meddling. He
met in July 2017 with the Senate Intelligence Committee and
also sat in October 2017 for an interview with the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Flynn plea, Stolen emails, Fake news

Obama national security adviser during Russian election meddling reportedly
sent a complaint to Vladimir Putin in October 2016 via Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. She
met in July 2017 with the Senate Intelligence Committee and in September 2017
with the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Stolen emails

Columbia University law professor and friend of James Comey
served as a conduit to the media for the FBI director’s memos describing exchanges with President Trump. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley in October 2017
requested an interview and all Comey-related documents.

Associations

FBI

Subplots

Comey firing

Director of the National Security Agency during the Russian hacks. He
reportedly fielded a call from President Trump urging him to publicly state there was no collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign.
Reportedly spoke with Mueller’s investigators in 2017.

Associations

NSA

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news, Comey firing

Deputy attorney general overseeing Mueller probe. Penned a
memo in May 2017 cited by President Trump to justify James Comey’s firing.

Associations

DOJ

Subplots

Comey firing

Law student who
worked as assistant to GOP operative Peter Smith during search for Clinton emails. He
testified in 2017 to the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails

White House press secretary

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Flynn plea, Comey firing

White House digital director and 2016 campaign social media director who plays a key role managing President Trump’s Twitter feed. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in January 2018
requested an interview and documents. House Intelligence Democrats
said in March 2018 Republicans refused their requests for an interview with Scavino.

Associations

Campaign, Transition, Administration

Subplots

Stolen emails, Fake news, Comey firing

Former Trump security
chief hand-delivered Trump’s letter firing James Comey. He
testified in November 2017 before the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

Campaign, Transition, Administration

Subplots

Comey firing

Cozen O’Connor lawyer and former Export-Import Bank official—hired by Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya—to
lobby against the Magnitsky Act.

Associations

Attorney

Subplots

The Steele dossier

Represents Keith Schiller, the former Trump security
chief who hand-delivered President Trump’s letter firing FBI Director James Comey and
testified in November 2017 to the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

Attorney

Subplots

Comey firing


Sphere Consulting employee

M

D.C. government relations firm hired by Michael Flynn to do pro-Turkey lobbying in 2016. An unnamed employee was
reportedly prepared to testify before Mueller grand jury but the hearing was postponed right before the release of Flynn’s December 2017 guilty plea.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Flynn plea

Former White House spokesman was
interviewed by Mueller’s team in October 2017. House Intelligence Democrats
said in March 2018 Republicans refused their requests for an interview with Spicer.

Associations

Transition, Administration

Subplots

Flynn plea, Comey firing

Federal district court judge overseeing the Michael Flynn case. Appointed by President Bill Clinton.

Associations

Judge

Subplots

Flynn plea

Lawyer at Perkins Coie, the Clinton campaign and DNC law firm that
hired Fusion GPS to do opposition research on Trump. He also was part of a DNC “secret committee”
tasked in the spring of 2016 with assessing and responding to the Russian email hacks.

Associations

Clinton campaign

Subplots

The Steele dossier, Stolen emails

Chicago business partner of Peter Smith, the late GOP operative who was
searching for Hillary Clinton’s stolen emails, was reportedly of
interest to the Senate Intelligence Committee. Other people contacted by Smith have been interviewed by Mueller. House Intelligence Democrats
said in March 2018 Republicans refused their requests to interview Szobocsan.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails

British security analyst who
worked
with GOP operative Peter Smith to find Clinton emails.

Associations

British, campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Manafort indictment, Fake news, Stolen emails

London-based lawyer
pleaded guilty in February 2018 for making false statements to U.S. authorities about his past communications in 2016 with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates. He appears to be part of a group at the lawfirm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom that prepared a Ukrainian-government report on the trial of former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, an opponent of Paul Manafort’s and Gates’s clients.

Associations

Lawyer

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Gleb Igorevich
Vasilchenko

M

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

A Russian national who worked at the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, who exploited social media to try and influence the U.S. 2016 presidential race. Muller’s team in February 2018 levied multiple
charges including conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Associations

Russian, Internet Research Agency

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

Yevgeniy
ViktorovichPrigozhin

M

Prigozhin is
one of 13 Russians indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller for interference in the U.S. 2016 election. He controls Concord, a consulting firm that finances the Internet Research Agency, which was used to spread false information on social media in an attempt to influence American voters.

Associations

Russian, Concord

Subplots

Indicted, Fake news

Former White House deputy chief of staff, now senior adviser to the RNC, has a starring role in Michael Wolff’s book, “Fire and Fury.” She told the author in mid-2017 she “can’t talk about Russia” on the advice of her new attorney.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Flynn plea

Veteran GOP strategist tapped in April 2017 to run America First Policies, the non-profit pro-Trump group that previously employed Rick Gates and was
reportedly asked in October 2017 by Mueller’s team to retain its records.

Associations

Administration

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Debbie
Wasserman Schultz

C

Florida Democratic congresswoman
ousted from her post as chairwoman of the DNC in July 2016 over
hacked emails. She
met in October 2017 with the Senate Intelligence Committee and was reportedly
scheduled for a December 2017 interview with the House Intelligence Committee.

Associations

DNC

Subplots

Stolen emails, The Steele dossier

Former Minnesota GOP congressman and lobbyist who
worked on Ukraine account with Paul Manafort.

Associations

Lobbyist

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Former Trump campaign national political director. He was one of Paul Manafort’s
first high-profile hires on the 2016 campaign.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Associations

British, Campaign

Subplots

The Steele dossier

Former CIA director under President Bill Clinton and Trump adviser was
interviewed by Mueller about allegations Michael Flynn discussed the removal of a Turkish cleric from the U.S.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Flynn plea

Associations

Ukrainian

Subplots

The Steele dossier, Manafort indictment

Former acting attorney general who
warned White House counsel Don McGahn in January 2017 about Michael Flynn’s susceptibilty to Russian blackmail. She
testified in May 2017 before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee.

Associations

Justice Department

Subplots

Flynn plea

Paul Manafort’s former son-in-law and business partner. He was
approached by Mueller investigators in the summer of 2017.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Manafort indictment

Atlanta-based cybersecurity expert who GOP operative Peter Smith
tapped for help trying to trace missing Hillary Clinton emails.

Associations

Campaign

Subplots

Stolen emails

Facebook CEO
testified over two days in April 2018 to Senate and House committees about
criticism that the social media company didn’t do enough to stop fake messages, bogus accounts and Russian-bought online ads on his network aimed at swaying U.S. voters. Zuckerberg
said during the Hill hearings Facebook had received subpoenas from Mueller’s office – though he later tried to walk that back – and said company officials had also been interviewed by the special counsel.

Associations

Tech executive

Subplots

Fake news

About the data

The 327 names compiled by POLITICO were collected from a variety of sources, including congressional correspondence and testimony, as well as interviews, public court filings and media reports. This report will be updated as more people are pulled into the Russia probe. Did we miss someone? Email us.

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