The case of Manafort: Yanukovych advised to accuse the opposition of anti-Semitism

Дело Манафорта: Януковичу советовали обвинять оппозицию в антисемитизме

In electronic correspondence of Manafort actively discussed the political campaign of Viktor Yanukovych and the Party of regions, worked out the details of the working visits of Ukrainian politics and media activity.

Investigators team of spectacular Robert Mueller has provided about 300 documents, which contain details of cooperation of the former head of the election headquarters of Donald trump Paul Manafort with Viktor Yanukovych and the Party of regions, the newspaper reports Voice of America.

In particular, the publication notes that in the court documents is a letter Manafort Yanukovych, in which he says that “they have actively promoted the concept of anti-Semitism as part of the Ukrainian opposition that was the main part of our Washington strategy.”

Also, journalists have reported about the letter of Manafort his partner Ted Divina with a detailed description of the speech of Mykola Azarov at the Congress of the Party of regions on 9 September 2010.

“Azarov will be 10-12 minutes in Russian. It needs to criticize Tymoshenko for the mess that she left behind and present an electoral platform. Victor Fedorovich Yanukovych will give a 5-7 minute speech in the Ukrainian language, which must submit its program Ukraine for people”, – said in the letter.

The document also includes the cost of the Congress of the Party of regions – 565 thousand dollars.

In the documents you can see the draft contract on provision of Advisory services to the government of Yanukovych on behalf of the firm Devine Mulvey Longabaugh. For April and may 2014, the firm was to receive 200 thousand dollars.

Even in the case materials contains questions that were asked at the press conference, Viktor Yanukovych, is devoted to one hundred days of his tenure as President of Ukraine, and the answers that were given.

The evidence provided by the team of spectacular Robert Mueller, may be challenged by the defence and not recognized by the court.

The next hearing will be held on July 31 in Federal district court in Alexandria, Virginia.

The floor of the Manafort been charged with money laundering, which he got while working on Party of regions in Ukraine. He was also accused that he is not registered as a foreign agent, while engaged in lobbying in the U.S. government of Ukraine’s former President Viktor Yanukovych. Later he also filed charges of meddling in the Affairs of witnesses.

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