An investigation conducted by Politico, indicate that the Ukrainian authorities interfered in the election of the President of the United States, trying to help Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton against Republican Donald trump.
According to the newspaper, during the presidential race Kyiv, together with his associates, Clinton was searching for dirt on trump. So, one way to discredit the billionaire was the spread of the Ukrainian authorities the documents according to which the former head of the election headquarters of the Republican by Paul Manafort was able to obtain $12.7 million from the “black funds” of the party of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. The publication notes that as a result of actions of Ukraine, Manafort was forced to resign as head of staff in August 2016, less than three months before the election.
The newspaper reminds that the official Ukrainian authorities have stated that their attitude towards the presidential candidates was neutral.