With Special Counsel Robert Mueller III releasing his report on March 22 regarding Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election, we’re taking a step back to explore the path the investigation followed.

The road to the report has included the involvement of numerous big-name lawyers, challenges to the investigation itself, unprecedented courtroom proceedings and the downfall of prominent Washington insiders.

The investigation, which started May 17, 2017, and examined possible connections and coordination between President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Russian government, resulted in Mueller’s team submitting a report to U.S. Attorney General William Barr.

Now, here’s a look at the timeline.

(Graphics by Dave Palmer)