The former head of the election headquarters of Donald trump by Paul Manafort
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The Ukrainian government was trying to help Hillary Clinton to win the election in the US, spreading information about corruption former head of the headquarters of the trump Paul Manafort, found out Politico
The data of the investigation conducted by the publication Politico, indicate that the Ukrainian authorities interfered in the election of the President of the United States, trying to help Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton against Republican Donald trump.
According to the newspaper, during the presidential race Kyiv, together with his associates, Clinton was searching for dirt on trump. So, one way to discredit the billionaire was the spread of the Ukrainian authorities the documents according to which the former head of the election headquarters of Donald trump by Paul Manafort was able to obtain $12.7 million from a black cashier of the party of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.
The publication notes that as a result of actions of Ukraine, Manafort was forced to resign as head of staff in August 2016, less than three months before the election. When Manafort left his post, trump said that his work at the headquarters was great, especially how he led the preparations for the Republican national Convention in July 2016.
Politico reminds us that officially, the Ukrainian authorities have stated that their position in relation to the presidential candidates was neutral.
Information of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine on payments Manafort was published by the newspaper the New York Times August 15, 2016. From scans of the documents indicated that between 2007 and 2012, when Manafort advised the Party of regions, he received a $12.7 million While the newspaper noted that the authenticity of this data is not assessable, since there are no data on movement of funds on Bank accounts.
Manafort said that after the overthrow of Yanukovych stopped working in Ukraine. However, The Washington Post, citing unnamed political strategists from Moscow and Kiev reported that in April 2016 the company Manafort in Kiev continued to work. One source also told the publication that he saw Manafort in Kiev in October 2015. According to him, the American told him that he had come to Ukraine to discuss payment of his consultations to the party “Opposition bloc”, created in April 2014 by the functionaries of the Party of regions.