Kremlin: relations between Manafort and oligarch Deripaska were of ‘commercial nature’
The former head Donald Trump’s campaign headquarters, Paul Manafort, had connections with Russian businessman, Oleg Deripaska, however they were of an “exclusively commercial nature,” said Russian Presidential Press Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, as reported by RIA Novosti. “They were not somehow connected with the Kremlin or with officials in Moscow. We even heard that Manafort and Deripaska had disputes that were resolved in court, but we in the Kremlin do not know any details, and President Putin does not know them either,” Peskov emphasized.
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