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US files criminal charges against 2 Russian intelligence officers

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A staff member reveals a wanted poser of Igor Anatolyevich Sushchin, one of three Russians charged for in the 2014 hacking of Yahoo, during a press conference at the US Department of Justice on March 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

For the first time ever, the US is charging two Russian intelligence officers and two hackers with the mega hacking of Yahoo in 2014.

The hack affected at least half-a-billion users. Meanwhile, FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to disclose Monday whether the Bureau is investigating Trump campaign contacts with Russia.

Guests: 

Shane Harris, senior writer on national security for the Wall Street Journal

Alistair Barr, technology editor at Bloomberg news

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