Paul Manafort has long been scrutinized for his vast web of connections to pro-Russian interests.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s flight records show that he traveled to Moscow at least 18 times while advising the pro-Russian strongman Viktor Yanukovych, who later became Ukraine’s president.
Yanukovych fled to Russia in 2014, but Manafort continued advising Ukraine’s Opposition Bloc — a political party that is considered even closer to the Kremlin than Ukraine’s Party of Regions.
Manafort’s spokesman, Jason Maloni, said Manafort’s trips to Russia were “related to his work on behalf of” the Russian oligarch …read more
Source: Pulse Nigeria