“Accused of conspiracy against the interests of the US Manafort and gates rejected the blame

– The former head of the election headquarters of Donald trump by Paul Manafort and his former business partner, Rick gates told the American justice a plea on the charges earlier charges, said on Monday the American TV channel CNN.

These statements are transferred to us to the court through legal representatives of the accused, said the TV channel. Themselves Manafort and gates just announced their names.

Earlier on Monday against Manafort and gates were charged in the investigation of spectracolor Robert Mueller about the possible intervention of Russia in elections in 2016. The charges do not directly affect the alleged links of ex-associates trump with Russia, but gates and Manafort charged with money laundering and conspiring against U.S. interests in cooperation with the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and his “Party of regions”.

Manafort joined the election campaign trump in 2016, but soon resigned after the media sounded the charge about his connection with Yanukovych.

Manafort and gates became the first accused in the investigation of Muller.

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