Paul Manafort’s ex-partner, Rick Gates, at the court told about another client of Paul Manafort –Victor Pinchuk. Also in the testimony indicated Ahmetov, Kolesnikov and Tigipko.
“Gates found Pinchuk to pay Manafort through Plymouth Consultants Limited for what he described as a legal project. He did not tell details about how much was paid or when,” the newspaper writes.
Representatives of Pinchuk did not respond to NYT’s comment request.
Recall that the FBI Special Adviser Robert Muller is investigating the payment of $ 150,000 by the Donald Trump Foundation, Ukrainian businessman Victor Pinchuk. Trump Organization handed investigator documents on donations of $ 150,000 from Pinchuk Donald Trump Foundation in September 2015 in exchange for a 20-minute appearance of Trump via video-conferencing at a conference in Kyiv.