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Crime: Russian Spy Pressured Manafort During Election to Cooperate with Putin

Crime: Russian Spy Pressured Manafort During Election to Cooperate with Putin

Post Date: 04/01/2016

Apr-Aug: A Russian spy put pressure on Manafort during the 2016 election on behalf of the Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.

Unverified: Reported. Not really in dispute, but we still need to confirm because there’s a chance Russia is messing with this story. On Dec 29, 2018 Victor Boyarkin told Time, “He owed us a lot of money, and he was offering ways to pay it back.”

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