Rick gates (photo – Getty Images)

Partner of the former head of the election headquarters trump Paul Manafort Rick gates during the election campaign in the U.S. had contact with former Russian intelligence officer Konstantin Kilimnik. About it reports Reuters.

This information is disclosed in the conviction of a former lawyer in the case of Yulia Tymoshenko, Alexander van der Zwaan.

In the document, the scout is listed only as “person A”. The description is Ukrainian Konstantin kilimnik, who worked for Manafort.

In 2016 there is information that Deputy Manafort – kilimnik – could be linked to Russian intelligence. He worked as a translator at Manafort during meetings with the Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov and received received rare access to senior figures in the region.

See also: Deputy Manafort could be linked to Russian intelligence

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