Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized a campaign to help former President Donald Trump and undermine President Biden in last year’s election, according to U.S. intelligence. Putin is shown here on March 12 at a residence outside Moscow.

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Security Council meeting via video conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 12, 2021. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)