Natalia Veselnitskaya: Eugene biyatov / RIA Novosti
Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, which was accused of obstructing American justice has refused to go to the US for trial. She announced this in an interview with Yahoo News.
According to Veselnitskaya, it will use “all methods” to prove innocence, but will do it from Russia. The lawyer said that they are ready to answer questions remotely.
Also Veselnitskaya independently expressed a desire to talk with spectaculorum Robert Mueller, who leads the case about the alleged Russian interference in the American elections in 2016. However, the American side did not come to her for this reason.
In April 2018 Natalia Veselnitskaya questioned in the Senate of the United States Commission on the case of Russian interference in American elections. The interest of investigators called her meeting with the son of President Donald trump prior to his election in 2016. It was argued that the purpose of the meeting was to collect compromising information on the second participant of the race — Hillary Clinton. In January Russian lawyer has filed new charges.
Russia has repeatedly accused of meddling in the US presidential election with the help of hackers. In June 2018, the US special services have put forward in absentia prosecution of 12 Russian scouts. According to them, Russian intelligence used by two hacker groups to hack servers the Democratic party.
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