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A team of spectacular USA with the “Russian case” Robert Mueller was questioned by Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg about transfers of hundreds of thousands of dollars in favor of private counsel to Donald trump Michael Cohen. CNN, citing a source reported that the money was transferred after the presidential election in the United States.
The media says that the purpose of the payments and the nature of the relationship between Vekselberg and Cohen is still unknown. The investigators asked the Russian businessman for a donation related to the company “Columbus Nova” in the inaugural fond of trump.
The lawyer of a porn actress Stephanie Clifford, who said the affair with trump, suggested that 500 thousand dollars received from Vekselberga, went, in particular, on payment of 130 thousand dollars to his client. CNN claims that is available to the payment documents confirming the payment of Vekselberga Cohen, however, their authenticity is not yet established.
That in new York, Federal agents questioned a Russian businessman, President of the Foundation “SKOLKOVO” Viktor Vekselberg, reported on 5 may. According to the newspaper The New York Times, after Vekselberg came down the ramp of his private jet, the agents asked him several questions, the nature of which was not disclosed, and studied the contents of his electronic devices.
For the first time about the interrogation of the Russian oligarchs became known on April 5. CNN TV channel with reference to anonymous sources told that the team of Mueller at “Russian business” has questioned at least two Russian oligarchs, but their names were kept secret.
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