Oleg Deripaska paid Mariia Butina $125,000 to sabotage Trump 2016 campaign
Oleg Deripaska (above).
According to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian media, Oleg is his most trusted adviser. They are partners in its government’s businesses.
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The source is testimony made under oath by Mariia Butina.
It is accepted as fact by the Justice Department, Attorney General’s Office, defense attorneys, Judge Sonya Chutkan, and Mariia.
Butina spells Maria with two i’s.
It is contained in the 56-page plea bargain agreement dated Dec. 13th. It is linked here:
The Prosecution has the receipt.
They gave a copy to Butina’s defense team as evidence against her.
Both sides know how the FBI got the receipt and from whom. Because of a gag order, they are unable to share it with the public.
The official court record said it was “to attend conferences” and “separate meetings with interested parties . . .including other Russian business or persons at the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).”
One observer, George Webb Steiger, said the money was “for commissions on gun sales.” His 4000+ video series is a daily program called “George Webb” on YouTube.
Mariia Butina (above) marketed Kalashnikov Russian weapons at American gun trade shows.
Kalashnokov USA’s headquarters is in Boca Raton, Florida near Miami.
Russian weapons are assembled in Florida.
They are sold in the U.S. because sanctions bar them from being imported from Russia.