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Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort hid payments from pro-Russian party, Ukrainian lawmaker says

Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort hid payments from pro-Russian party, Ukrainian lawmaker says

Pressure from Kiev and Washington is mounting on President Trump’s former campaign manager after a Ukrainian lawmaker released documents Tuesday he says prove Paul Manafort tried to hide payments received from Ukraine’s ousted former president through an offshore shell company.

The new allegations come a day after Manafort’s name was raised in a House Intelligence Committee hearing, in which FBI Director James B. Comey was asked about possible coordination between Trump’s campaign and the Kremlin during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Also this month, a Ukrainian human rights lawyer representing victims of a deadly police shooting during Kiev’s 2014 mass protest...

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