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US says Trump's former aide Paul Manafort secretly paid ex-EU leaders to pitch Ukraine

Added: 25.02.2018 4:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 25, 2018 5:24 PM
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Ex-Trump aide paid Europeans to lobby for pro-Russia Ukraine: papers

Added: 25.02.2018 0:50 | 0 views | 0 comments


Donald Trump's ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort secretly paid a group of former senior European politicians more than two million euros ($2.5 million) to lobby for Ukraine's then-leader backed by Russia, US prosecutors have claimed. The group, which operated from 2012-2013, was managed by an unnamed "former European chancellor," who along with other members of the group lobbied US legislators and White House officials, the indictment alleged.

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Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby

Added: 24.02.2018 15:00 | 1 views | 0 comments


A new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort focused a spotlight Saturday on uncovering the former European leaders who prosecutors contend were secretly paid by Manafort to lobby on behalf of Ukraine.
The U.S. indictment handed up Friday by a grand jury doesn't name...

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Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby

Added: 24.02.2018 14:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort focused a spotlight Saturday on uncovering the former European leaders who prosecutors contend were secretly paid by Manafort to lobby on behalf of Ukraine. The U.S. indictment handed up Friday by a grand jury doesn’t name the European politicians who [...]

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How Skadden, the Giant Law Firm, Got Entangled in the Mueller Investigation

Added: 24.02.2018 11:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

The guilty plea of one of Skadden’s lawyers has cast a spotlight on its work for a Russia-aligned former president of Ukraine, and its advice to other firms.

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European Ex-Officials Deny Being Paid by Manafort to Lobby for Ukraine

Added: 24.02.2018 11:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Mr. Manafort paid 2 million euros to former European officials to lobby for Ukraine’s then pro-Russian government, a new indictment says.

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Charged 'Putin's chef' runs news sites along with troll army

Added: 24.02.2018 9:18 | 0 views | 0 comments


MOSCOW (AP) — He's been indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls and his private military company has trodden battlefields in Ukraine and Syria. Still, the Russian multimillionaire dubbed "Putin's chef" runs yet another asset that is valuable to the Kremlin: a sprawling Russian media empire.

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Politician: Ex-Austrian chancellor part of Manafort lobbying

Added: 24.02.2018 7:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman says a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine. The lawmaker’s claim to The Associated Press on Saturday came after the United States indicted Paul Manafort for paying [...]

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Charged ‘Putin’s chef’ runs news sites along with troll army

Added: 24.02.2018 6:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

MOSCOW (AP) — He’s been indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls and his private military company has trodden battlefields in Ukraine and Syria. Still, the Russian multimillionaire dubbed “Putin’s chef” runs yet another asset that is valuable to the Kremlin: a sprawling Russian media empire. [...]

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Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort paid European politicians for Ukraine lobby

Added: 23.02.2018 20:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 24, 2018 9:46 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Donald Trump's ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort secretly paid a group of former senior European politicians more than two million euros (S$3.3 million) to lobby for Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych's government, according to an indictment filed Friday (Feb 23).

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