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The Russian lawyer at the Trump Tower meeting says he will not come to the United States to fight the charges

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Russian lawyer who played a key role in the infamous Trump Tower that meets Trump campaign officials, including Donald Trump Jr., tells Yahoo News he will not return to the United States to face charges that he lied in an unrelated court case. "data-reactid =" 22 ">The Russian lawyer who played a key role in the infamous Trump Tower that meets Trump campaign officials, including Donald Trump Jr., tells Yahoo News he will not return to the United States to face charges that he lied in an unrelated court case.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "She also said she would be willing to talk to special adviser Robert Mueller for her investigation, but was not asked."data-reactid =" 23 ">She also said she would be willing to talk to special adviser Robert Mueller for her investigation, but was not asked.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "In a telephone interview conducted with Yahoo News, Natalia Veselnitskaya warmly rejected the allegations and said she would use "all methods" to defend herself, but she would do it from Russia, where she lives with her four children, and she would not have come to the United States."data-reactid =" 24 ">In a telephone interview conducted with Yahoo News, Natalia Veselnitskaya warmly rejected the allegations and said she would use "all methods" to defend herself, but she would do it from Russia, where she lives with her four children, and she would not have come to the United States.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "On Tuesday, a Manhattan judge annulled the December indictment of Veselnitskaya in the United States, in the southern district of New York, accusing it of an obstacle to justice. "data-reactid =" 25 ">On Tuesday, a Manhattan judge annulled the December indictment of Veselnitskaya in the United States, in the southern district of New York, accusing it of an obstacle to justice.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The charges against Veselnitskaya are not directly related to the Trump Tower meeting, which also included campaign director Paul Manafort and Ivanka Trump's husband, Jared Kushner. They refer to a 2013 civil court case in which he represented Prevezon Holdings, a Cyprus-based company charged with money laundering through real estate purchases in New York. The Prevezon case was resolved in 2017 with the company that paid almost $ 6 million and both sides declared the victory."data-reactid =" 26 ">The charges against Veselnitskaya are not directly related to the Trump Tower meeting, which also included campaign director Paul Manafort and Ivanka Trump's husband, Jared Kushner. They refer to a 2013 civil court case in which he represented Prevezon Holdings, a Cyprus-based company charged with money laundering through real estate purchases in New York. The Prevezon case was resolved in 2017 with the company that paid almost $ 6 million and both sides declared the victory.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The recycled money allegedly constituted the proceeds of a tax fraud discovered by Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian accountant who worked for the British business man William Browder, a former US citizen. Magnitsky died in Russian custody in 2009."data-reactid =" 27 ">The recycled money allegedly constituted the proceeds of a tax fraud discovered by Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian accountant who worked for the British business man William Browder, a former US citizen. Magnitsky died in Russian custody in 2009.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "In the recently unclaimed case, prosecutors now accuse Veselnitskaya of misrepresenting alleged independent investigative results of the Russian government while working "in secret cooperation with a Russian prosecutor". The American prosecutors claim to have obtained correspondence between Veselnitskaya and the Russian public prosecutor's office demonstrating that they actively worked to draft the government's findings."data-reactid =" 28 ">In the recently unclaimed case, prosecutors now accuse Veselnitskaya of misrepresenting alleged independent investigative results of the Russian government while working "in secret cooperation with a Russian prosecutor". The American prosecutors claim to have obtained correspondence between Veselnitskaya and the Russian public prosecutor's office demonstrating that they actively worked to draft the government's findings.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Veselnitskaya does not seem to deny that he worked with the prosecutor's office, but says that such cooperation is not illegal. "data-reactid =" 29 ">Veselnitskaya does not seem to deny that he worked with the prosecutor's office, but says that such cooperation is not illegal.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = ""I have collaborated actively with the Office of the Attorney General of the Russian Federation that has supported the public prosecution of Browder since 2013," Veselnitskaya said in an interview published Friday at Interfax, the Russian news agency . "And the fact that we have identical positions with regard to the false story of Browder can not provide evidence of any conspiracy or constitute any unlawful act." "data-reactid =" 30 ">"I have collaborated actively with the Office of the Attorney General of the Russian Federation that has supported the public prosecution of Browder since 2013," Veselnitskaya said in an interview published Friday at Interfax, the Russian news agency . "And the fact that we have identical positions with regard to the false story of Browder can not provide evidence of any conspiracy or constitute any unlawful act."

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Veselnitskaya told Yahoo News that any document the US government was "illegally obtained" through Browder, although it did not provide details to confirm the allegation. Browder did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "data-reactid =" 31 ">Veselnitskaya told Yahoo News that any document the US government was "illegally obtained" through Browder, although it did not provide details to confirm the allegation. Browder did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Browder is a long-standing nemesis of Veselnitskaya and the Russian government. After Magnitsky's death, Browder exerted pressure to approve the Magnitsky Act, a large number of sanctions against Russian officials suspected of being involved in his death. "data-reactid =" 32 ">Browder is a long-standing nemesis of Veselnitskaya and the Russian government. After Magnitsky's death, Browder exerted pressure to approve the Magnitsky Act, a large number of sanctions against Russian officials suspected of being involved in his death.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Regarding the Trump Tower meeting and the ongoing investigations into the Trump presidential campaign ties with Russia, Veselnitskaya also said that she was willing to talk to special adviser Robert Mueller, but her office made no attempt to contact her. He told Yahoo News he believes Mueller or his team did not try to interview her because the meeting had "no political significance"."data-reactid =" 33 ">Regarding the Trump Tower meeting and the ongoing investigations into the Trump presidential campaign ties with Russia, Veselnitskaya also said that she was willing to talk to special adviser Robert Mueller, but her office made no attempt to contact her. He told Yahoo News he believes Mueller or his team did not try to interview her because the meeting had "no political significance".

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Veselnitskaya has long insisted that the overturning of the Magnitsky Act was at the center of the Trump Tower 2016 meeting. A memo in English he participated in the meeting focused on the Magnitsky Act and Browder, but also mentions the Russian ban on American adoptions, which was made in retaliation for sanctions, and mentions possible links to the funding of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign."data-reactid =" 34 ">Veselnitskaya has long insisted that the overturning of the Magnitsky Act was at the center of the Trump Tower 2016 meeting. A memo in English he participated in the meeting focused on the Magnitsky Act and Browder, but also mentions the Russian ban on American adoptions, which was made in retaliation for sanctions, and mentions possible links to the funding of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Donald Trump Jr., who accepted an invitation to the meeting after being promised "dirty" on Clinton, said that the meeting concerned adoptions."data-reactid =" 35 ">Donald Trump Jr., who accepted an invitation to the meeting after being promised "dirty" on Clinton, said that the meeting concerned adoptions.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = ""We will refuse to comment," wrote Peter Carr, spokesperson for the special council office, on attempts to speak with Veselnitskaya as part of Mueller's investigation."data-reactid =" 36 ">"We will refuse to comment," wrote Peter Carr, spokesperson for the special council office, on attempts to speak with Veselnitskaya as part of Mueller's investigation.

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