The FBI accused “associated with Russia,” the head of the headquarters of the trump in the work in Ukraine

By Paul Manafort

The former head of the electoral headquarters of the current President of the United States Donald trump by Paul Manafort surrendered to the FBI. About it reports Reuters.

He was indicted with 12 points. In particular, he is accused of anti-state activities, tax evasion, money laundering and the concealment of the fact of working for a foreign government. According to prosecutors, Manafort lobbied the interests of the Ukrainian authorities, without informing about their work in Kiev. It passed through the $ 75 million that he had placed offshore, and “laundered” 18 million of them.

By Paul Manafort since 1978, he coordinated the election campaign of Ronald Reagan, in 1988, was an adviser to George H. W. Bush, and in 1996 he worked at the headquarters of the rival bill Clinton — Bob Dole. In the 2000s, he worked in Ukraine, advising the Party of regions and was an adviser to Viktor Yanukovych.

Led by Viktor Yanukovych, the Party of regions ruling in Ukraine during its presidency (2010-2014). After the coup in February 2014 almost ceased to exist.

August 9, 2017, the lawmakers asked the companions trump the documents showing the desire to use information related to “Russian attempts to influence the election” or to coordinate such efforts. In addition, senators of the legal Committee was interested in the possible desire close to President people to get information about the Democrat. Manafort at the request of senators provided 400 pages of documents.