US intelligence agencies are going to monitor when colleagues elected President of the USA of Donald trump with Russia, writes The New York Times (NYT), citing sources. According to the publication, they analyze the intercepted negotiation and financial transactions. In particular, the investigation is conducted against the former head of the electoral headquarters of the trump Paul Manafort.
According to the publication, the investigation focused on dealings with Russia, linking current and former advisers to President-elect. According to one source, Manafort worked with Ukraine and Russia. Some of his contacts were under surveillance by the national security Agency because of suspicions of links with the FSB, he added.
The investigation is also underway against two other associates trump — Carter Paige, a businessman and former Advisor of the elected President on foreign policy during the campaign, and Roger stone, staff member of the Republican party. As the NYT notes, it remains unknown who of the Russian officials mentioned in the investigation and what the negotiations have attracted the attention of the security services.
“We are absolutely not aware of any such investigation and the grounds for its realization”, — said the representative of the transitional headquarters trump hope Hicks. Manafort called assumptions about its relations with the Russian authorities “dirty tricks of the Democratic party and a complete fake.”
By Paul Manafort resigned as head of the electoral headquarters of the trump in August 2016. Then he was accused of having links with the Ukrainian leadership during the reign of President Viktor Yanukovych. Media reported that he allegedly received from a political party of Yanukovych $12.7 million
US intelligence January 7 published an unclassified version of the report “Russian interference” in the elections of the President of the United States. Supposedly all this was done by order of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with the aim “to undermine people’s faith in American democracy, to tarnish Hillary Clinton, and to prevent its potential victory in the elections.”