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Paul Manafort cooperated with Vitali Klitschko in 2014, - BBC

The US accuses Paul Manafort under 12 counts: laundry of money and conspiracy are among them. Furthermore, Manafort cooperated with Viktor Yanukovych, former president of Ukraine
16:35, 30 July 2018

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Paul Manafort, former head of Electoral Campaign of Donald Trump cooperated with the acting Mayor of Kyiv Vitali Klitschko in 2014. According to the evidence-based documents collected by the office of American Special Attorney Robert Mueller against the spin doctor, as BBC reports.  

'According to the documents, four months after the shootings at Maidan Nezalezhnosti square in 2014, Paul Manafort sent a big presentation and a restructuring plan of Kyiv City State Administration to his Adviser Konstantin Kilimnik. It was meant for the mayor with the initials V.K. It means that Mr. Manafort could consult Vitali Klitschko during his electoral campaign and at the position of mayor,' reads the message. 

Related: New evidence on Manafort case published

According to the information of BBC, Vitali Klitschko claimed that the spin doctor indeed was offering his services, the cooperation didn’t take place though.  

As it was reported earlier, Manafort received more than 12 million dollars from the Party of Regions from 2007 through 2009. Also, it was reported that the US will investigate his possible participation in the corruption schemes in Ukraine. 

Related: Manafort taken into custody

The investigation team of Robert Mueller, Special Attorney of FBI revealed more than 300 documents in the case of Paul Manafort. In particular, the documents describe Manafort's cooperation with former president Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian Party of Regions and Oppositional Bloc. 

Paul Manafort and his partner Rick Gates were charged with offenses under 12 counts, including the money laundry and conspiracy. Later, they were taken under house detention. The court promised that Manafort would face 305 years in prison. 

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