New Mueller indictment charges Paul Manafort, aide Konstantin Kilimnik with obstruction of justice, conspiracy
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been served with another indictment in the Russia investigation.
This time, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team has charged Manafort with obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice. Manafort's aide Konstantin Kilimnik, whom Politico says may have ties to Russian intelligence, was charged as well. These are the first known charges against Kilimnik.
Friday's indictment spells out how Manafort, with his previously indicted business partner Rick Gates, were paid by the Ukrainian government to lobby and influence politics on Ukraine's behalf and didn't disclose their Ukraine-based income to the U.S.
The document additionally details Manafort's previous charges that include conspiracy against the U.S., conspiracy to launder money, and being an unregistered foreign agent. It then goes on to say that earlier this year, Manafort and Kilimnik conspired to and obstructed justice by attempting to tamper with an unnamed witness. Read the full indictment here.