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NYT: The USA tried to receive from Deripaska data on "intervention" of Russia - RIA Novosti, 9/2/2018


Businessman Oleg Deripaska. Archival photo
MOSCOW, 2 Sep — RIA Novosti. FBI and Ministry of Justice of the USA unsuccessfully tried to make the Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska included in April in the sanctions list the informant, the New York Times newspaper.© of AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin writes In the Ministry of Finance of the USA have estimated Deripaska and Vekselberg's losses because of санкцийПо to her data, the American officials made such attempts from 2014 to 2016. As the newspaper with reference to sources in Deripaska's environment writes, the American side wanted to receive data on organized crime in Russia and about the help to the U.S. President Donald Trump which is allegedly rendered by the Russian side in his election campaign. It is reported that in exchange assistance in execution of the visa to entry into the USA was offered to Deripaska. Once, according to the New York Times, FBI agents have come to the house to Deripaska in New York and have begun to demand from him information on whether Paul Manafort, the ex-head of the campaign headquarters of Trump, a link between Trump's campaign and the Kremlin was. According to the edition, the attempt to enlist Deripaska was a part of larger operation within which agents of the USA tried to adjust cooperation with several Russian businessmen. These attempts weren't crowned with success, the newspaper adds. Deripaska, as writes the edition with reference to the informed source, told the American investigators that he doesn't agree with their theories about the Russian organized crime and about so-called "intervention" of Moscow in pre-election process.© of the RIA Novosti / Maxims of Pancakes to Pass into an image bank the Expert has told about the prospects of sanctions opposition of Russia and СШАПо to data of a source, Deripaska has informed the Russian authorities on attempts of the USA to enlist him. Investigation of the intervention in the American elections imputed to Russia and also alleged communications of the president Donald Trump with Russia is conducted by the independent special prosecutor Robert Müller and also in committees on investigation of the House of Representatives and the U. S. Congress. Trump denied information on communications with Russia. The Russian President's Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov called charges of intervention in elections "absolutely unfounded". The USA at the beginning of April has imposed new sanctions against the Russian Federation, in particular, has blacklisted (SDN sheet) Oleg Deripaska and En Group controlled by him, GAZ Group, Basic Element and RUSAL. It means blocking of assets to the USA and the ban on any business with these companies for the American citizens, including any operations with debt and share tools. On end of the existing contracts and the termination of interaction with the companies within sanctions time till October 23 is given.

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