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Trump, Moscow, and the Election

This is an interesting, long-running storyline:

1/ Trump has long wanted to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.

2/ While Trump was running for president in late 2015 and early 2016, his company was pursuing a plan to develop a massive Trump Tower in Moscow.

3/ A business associate of Trump promised in 2015 to engineer a real estate deal with the aid of Putin, that he said would help Trump win the presidency.

4/ A top executive from Donald Trump’s real estate company emailed Vladi­mir Putin’s personal spokesman during the U.S. presidential campaign last year to ask for help advancing a stalled Trump Tower development project in Moscow


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Great article from 3 weeks ago summarizing Felix Sater’s background, when he integrated with the Trump Organization, and his relationship to Trump: