Paul Manafort partnered on an $850 million New York real-estate deal with an ally of Vladimir Putin and a Ukrainian moneyman whom the Justice Department recently described as an “organized-crime member.”
Russia says it’s against further tightening sanctions on North Korea, warning that economic pressure on Pyongyang has reached its limit.
The first living witness from the arid mass of technical detail that has so far shaped the investigation into the DNC hack has emerged and is working with the FBI.
Alexei Ulyukayev, the first serving Russian minister to be arrested since the fall of the Soviet Union, appeared in a Moscow court …read more
Source: Kleptocracy Initiative