Paul Manafort offered services to Vitali Klitschko in 2014 - BBC

19:10, 30 July 2018
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The documents say four months after the shootings at Maidan Nezalezhnosti square in 2014, Paul Manafort filed a large presentation and a restructuring plan of Kyiv City State Administration to his Adviser Konstantin Kilimnik, according to the BBC, as reported by 112 Ukraine

It was addressed to the mayor with initials V.K. It means that Mr. Manafort could consult Vitali Klitschko during his electoral campaign and at the mayoral position, reads the report. 

According to the BBC, Vitali Klitschko claimed that Manafort indeed offered his services, although no actual cooperation ensued.  

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As reported earlier, Manafort received more than $12 million from the Party of Regions from 2007 through 2009. Also, it was reported that the U.S. would investigate his possible participation in the corruption schemes in Ukraine. 

The investigation team led by Robert Mueller revealed more than 300 documents in the case of Paul Manafort. In particular, the documents describe Manafort's cooperation with former president Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian Party of Regions and Oppositional Bloc. 

Paul Manafort and his partner Rick Gates were charged with offenses under 12 counts, including money laundry and conspiracy. Manafort is facing a 305-year prison term. 

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