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Moscow demands 'clear explanation' of US charges against Russian lawyer

Jan 11, 2019 - 7:40 PM

A spokeswoman of the Russian foreign ministry says 'criminal cases based on unclear claims' against Russians in the United States have become a 'habit' for US justice

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 8, 2016 shows Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaking during an interview in Moscow. New York prosecutors unveiled an indictment on january 8, 2019 of the Russian lawyer whose participation in a June 2016 meeting with top officials of President Donald Trump's election campaign has given rise to allegations of collusion. Natalya Veselnitskaya was charged with fabricating evidence in a separate 2013 money laundering case the US filed against a Russian company, Prevezon Holdings, which was allegedly involved in a $230 million tax fraud scheme in Moscow. Yury MARTYANOV / Kommersant Photo / AFP

Russia election probe circles back to Trump Tower meeting – NYT

Feb 01, 2018 - 1:28 PM

Robert Mueller is zeroing in on the initial response given by the US president's son over a controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer

AT TRUMP TOWER. This file photo taken on January 17, 2017 shows Donald Trump Jr. arriving at Trump Tower in New York.  John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

Trump Jr. meeting included ex-Russian intel agent – report

Jul 14, 2017 - 11:29 PM

The unidentified man who has dual Russian and US citizenship is a former Soviet counter intelligence officer who is suspected by some US officials of having ongoing ties to Russian intelligence NBC News reports

TRUMPS. Donald Trump's sons Donald Trump Jr., (L), and Eric Trump, walk in Trump Tower on November 14, 2016 in New York City. File photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Trump son met Russian to get dirt on Clinton

Jul 10, 2017 - 6:50 PM

UPDATED Donald Trump s eldest son admits meeting a Russian lawyer to get dirt on his father s 2016 rival Hillary Clinton thrusting the White House deep into another Russia related scandal

DONALD TRUMP JR. This file photo taken on April 17, 2017 shows Donald Trump, Jr., son of US President Donald Trump, attending the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP