WSJ learned about concealing Flynn contacts with Russian student

Michael Flynn

A former adviser to the President of the United States Donald trump on national security Michael Flynn hid from the Pentagon that the meeting with the student, with the Russian-British citizenship, in the UK in 2014. On Saturday, March 18, the newspaper the Wall Street Journal.

We are talking about Svetlana lokhova from, which studied the history of the Russian secret services and worked for some time at a branch of Sberbank in London, reports TASS. Flynn met her at the seminar on security issues in February 2014. At that time he held the position of Director of the Intelligence Department of the Ministry of defense (DIA).

As noted, Flynn would inform the command about the meeting with the representative “be unfriendly to the United States, as Russia”.

Representative Flynn Price Floyd confirmed the meeting, however, he noted that it was random and didn’t mean anything wrong. Each lokhova from David North stated that she talked with the Director of the DIA only once — at the seminar. According to him, they talked for about 20 minutes in the presence of other people.

Michael Flynn resigned from the post of adviser to the President on national security on February 13. In the letter of resignation stated that he gave the White house inaccurate information about contacts with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak. In his place was appointed General Herbert Raymond McMaster.