The head of election campaign of the candidate in US presidents from Republican party of Donald trump by Paul Manafort was behind the organization of secret operations on lobbying in Washington the interests of the Party of regions at Victor Yanukovych. This was told to the American Agency Associated Press, referring to e-mails.
In lobbying for Pro-Russian forces in the United States were attempts to organize positive coverage of Party of regions in influential media – The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press. Another objective was to undermine the opinions of Americans about a prisoner in Kharkiv Yulia Tymoshenko, as Western leaders put pressure on Ukraine to release her.
As writes the edition, the Deputy Manafort at the headquarters trump, Rick gates personally directed the work of two prominent Washington lobbying firms – Mercury and LLC Podesta Group Inc. He confirmed in comments to AP, that at one time worked for the Party of regions.
In mid-August, after the reshuffle in the campaign headquarters trump its head by Paul Manafort retained his post, but it lost some influence.
See also: NABU gave evidence of Manafort relations with Party of regions
Previously Director of the NABU Artem Sytnik said that black accounting PR featured by Paul Manafort, which from 2007 to October 2012, contributed more than $12 million from a black cashier.
Manafort included in the campaign headquarters of the candidate in presidents of the United States Donald trump. He denies receiving these $12.7 million, calling such suspicions “baseless, stupid and pointless”.
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