Russian lawyer in the Trump Tower meeting tied to the top of the Kremlin officials

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Report: Natalia Veselnitskaya worked closely with the Kremlin

The Associated Press reported that the documents of the Moscow lawyer, met with Donald Trump Jr at the Trump Tower worked closely with Russian government officials, as they previously left.

The Russian lawyer who has worked in the middle of a controversy June 2016, meet with Donald Trump Jr, Paul Manafort and Jared Kusher, more, the Associated Press reported closely with the Russian government, as they revealed on Thursday.

Documents received from an investigative unit lead by Russian opposition figure Mikhail Khodorkovsky to present Natalia Veselnitskaya, served as a well-connected lawyer, as a ghostwriter for a top Russian government lawyers and has received the support of senior interior Ministry personnel.

The London-based unit, the Dossier-Center, will benefit the creation of profiles, the Russians, the throws of the corruption. The data were later.together with journalists at the AP, the Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger, Greek news website, Inside Story and other

Veselnitskaya has been under scrutiny since it emerged last year that Trump’s eldest son Donald, Jr, met with her, after being told by an intermediary that they represented the Russian government and offering Moscow help defeat of rival presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Veselnitskaya has, so far, the action is denied, as the representative of the Russian authorities, when they met with members of the trump card of the inner circle, to tell Congress that it operates “independently of state bodies.”

But the Dossier Center documents indicate their relationship to the Russian authorities in the vicinity, and they pull back the curtain on their campaign to lift the sanctions of the USA concerning the Russian officials.

Russian opposition figure Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

(The Associated Press)

For example, the E-Mails show that Veselnitskaya was mixed up in the Russian government, to extract the financial information, which was from the former firm of Bill Browder, the American-born British businessman, a longtime critic of the Kremlin.

Oct. 31, 2017, E-Mail Veselnitskaya office shows prepares a draft of the Russian Deputy Prosecutor General Mikhail Alexandrov sworn statement to the Cypriot authorities. “This is necessary until morning,” wrote a child.

Two weeks later, a finalized version of the same document was sent by a Russian diplomatic staff to a Cypriot counterpart, the Dossier-Center-show files.

Browder, of the said often in conflict with Veselnitskaya in and out of the court, this reinforces the idea that she was involved with the Russian officialdom.

“If your office is the preparation of answers for the Russian-Cypriot cooperation in law enforcement, in my opinion, shows effectively that you claimed to be an agent of the Russian government and not an independent Prosecutor,” he said in a telephone interview.

In a written statement, the Russian Embassy in Cyprus, called the AP ‘ s question as a “provocation” and said it had “no idea who Nataliya Veselnitskaya and what you send or not send to the Cypriot officials.”

Alexandrov, reached at the General Prosecutor’s office refused to speak to the AP.

Veselnitskaya seems to have to get the support of the government.

To ask if the Swiss officers arrived in Moscow in September 2015, Denis Katsyv, one of your most important customers, they were Riot satisfied only by Veselnitskaya but by Lt. Col. A. V. Ranchenkov, a senior interior Ministry to investigate the official formerly known for his role in the Russian punk band Pussy.

Ranchenkov dedicated to, a piece of the interview to questions about the legality of Browder-measures, according to a transcript of the interview reviewed by the AP.

The Russian interior Ministry not to back find news commentary.

The E-Mails also show how Veselnitskaya trying to expand their influence on the United States, where she worked, to the overthrow of the Magnitsky Act”, a law that sanctions was championed by Browder after his lawyer Sergei Magnitsky died under suspicious circumstances in a Russian prison.

Moscow reacted to the sanctions with a ban on US adoptions of Russian orphans. This prompted lobbyists to court, groups such as families for Russian and Ukrainian Adoption, Including Neighboring countries, or FRUA, a children’s charity that supports families adopting children from former Eastern bloc Nations. The idea was to help the issue of adoption to them, reverse the sanctions.

Sergei Magnitsky, died in custody of the police in the year 2009.


Jan Wondra, FRUA, Chairman, said that at a meeting in Washington on 8. June 2016 with a group of people that included Rinat Akhmetshin, a Russian-American lobbyist, to tilt the work with Veselnitskaya the sanctions.

The group told her, it was proof to spread that the Magnitsky act was driven by false claims, said Browder, Wondra. He promised that the revelation could lead to the ban of the overthrow of the Russian adoption.

Wondra told the AP that she was suspicious and feared that the lobbyists wanted to FRUA confirmation for their own purposes.

“My antennas were. I saw this as an attempt to create public pressure on the Congress to resolve that all or part of the Magnitsky act,” she said, and stressed that they spoke only for themselves, their organization. “The conclusion I drew was that FRUA to attend, you should. And we did not know it.”

Akhmetshin, who would join Veselnitskaya in Trump Tower meeting the next day, declined to comment.

The E-Mails obtained by AP leave open some questions.

In particular, the Dossier, the centre of the investigation was almost no news about the Trump Tower to meet. The group said it has only a few messages dealing with the media that the queries in the session was presented to the public in mid-2017.

There is no mention either of the Russian hack-and-leak operation began, the rattling of the Democrats, immediately after Veselnitskaya visit.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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