Date: 7 months ago   Category: Politics

Who was an intermediary between Manafort and Yanukovych: Leshchenko has told details

Paul Manafort during the lobbist activity on the president-fugitive Victor Yanukovych and his Party of Regions had the reliable person in Ukraine. Konstantin Kilimnik who directed the Kiev office of the American political strategist from the 2005th to the 2015th year was him. Subsequently he worked in Yanukovych's administration where helped Manafort. the People's Deputy and the former journalist Sergey Leshchenko who in 2016 has published details of "the account black book" - the list of the confidential payments made by the pro-Russian Party of Regions to Manafort and other consultants in an interview of Foreign Policy has told

about the nature of cooperation of the American lobbyist and Kilimnik.

"I think that it was convenient to them with each other. Kilimnik wasn't either the brilliant expert, or someone special. He was very mediocre person. He has been so closely connected with Manafort's business what there is a question - why? Whether it was simply useful to Manafort or played other role? Kilimnik was some kind of intermediary between Manafort and the Ukrainian clients. There is also another interesting story that Manafort and Kilimnik tried to work in Kyrgyzstan. (...) There aren't a lot of rich people who would pay them for political consultations, but if they have been connected with any geopolitical questions in Kyrgyzstan, then there are new proofs that Manafort was not just a political strategist", - Leshchenko has assumed.

the Ukrainian people's deputy has also answered a question of at what stage in Ukraine there are anti-corruption investigations connected with Manafort now.

"Was a long story with blocking of these investigations because the President Petro Poroshenko tried to win sympathies of the president Trump. Investigating authorities have opened criminal proceedings, but then have blocked it, and only in May of this year have started investigation over again", - the politician has explained.

according to The New York Times, the team of the special prosecutor of the USA Robert Müller which is engaged in investigation concerning probable communications of the headquarters of Trump with Russia, has found out that the former Kiev office manager of Manafort Kilimnik Konstantin had contacts with the Russian intelligence. He also was under examination in Ukraine for charge of espionage, however, despite it in June, 2017 could leave the country freely.

Who such Paul Manafort?

American lawyer, lobbyist and political consultant. I was Victor Yanukovych's adviser and I held a post of the head of the campaign headquarters Donald Trump. Now is under examination of several federal agencies. Manafort is the central figure in investigation of rather possible illegal communications of the campaign headquarters of Trump with Russian government.



just now

In Vilnius (Lithuania) the awards ceremony of prize-winners of a prestigious annual international tournament on boxing "the 14th Memorial of Dan Poznyak" was held. As reported to the TIMER in the Od...

just now

Information that Mick Schumacher will take part in tests of Formula 1 in Bahrain on April 2 and 3 appeared at the end of February, however then it was talked of Alfa Romeo. However in recent days in t...

just now

Evgeny Koshevoy posted new bright video on the page in Instagram of of Video appeared on the page of the actor "Quarter 95" on Monday, March 25. "URGENTLY??!?!?!?! BRIBERY?!?!?!?! PART 3?!?!?!?!?!...

just now

Chapter of The New York Times reminded colleagues of the fate of film companies which opened the library for Netflix and "were burnt" on it. of Apple presented new service for reading articles of different magazines in the Apple application of News. The presentation took place on March 25 in theater of Steve Jobs in a campus of the company in Cup...

just now

In one of apartments of Kharkiv about one hundred people are officially registered. As is informed by the press service of regional police, in this regard law enforcement authorities opened criminal...

just now

On Monday, March 25, Kiev Dynamo played a test match with the representative of the second league of the championship of Ukraine - Zhytomyr Polesia. Dynamo members who carried out a reporting duel in pretty experimental by structure from first minutes of a meeting managed to take control of an initiative. As the result - long was not necessary to...

just now

On the eve of Gran Pri of Bahrain racers of Toro Rosso Daniil Kvyat and Alexander Elbon spoke about Sahir Route and expectations of command from the second stage of a season... Daniil Kvyat: "How th...

just now

On Monday, March 25, in the Desna district of Kiev there was nearly a tragedy. As journalists of "Fr y" found out, the inadequate man tried to blow up and burn the house of the brother. As is given by "Informant", approximately at 14-00 the message that in the yard of the private house located on Karl Marx Street, some man is going to blow up a g...