"the President of Donald Trumps previous kampanjchef Paul Manafort is one of huvudvittnena in Rysslandsutredningen then he in september reached a settlement with the special prosecutor, Robert Mueller, which meant that he would cooperate with the investigation."
"But in december he was accused of Muellerutredningen to have lied in the hearings during the autumn. It can jeopardize the settlement that is supposed to give him a lighter punishment when sentencing in march."
"Manafort had been given until Monday to decide whether he intended to contest the allegations of the lie. In this case, had a new court hearing was expected. Manaforts lawyers have responded in a submission, which on Tuesday published in the edited condition. Where is said that Manafort suffer from gout, anxiety and depression, and that any inaccuracies in the twelve interviews was not intentional. The submission has been submitted to the distriktsdomaren Amy Berman Jackson in Wasington DC, which is leading one of the two lawsuits pending against Manafort."
"When Manafort in september pleaded guilty in Berman Jackson's courtroom, he promised to fully cooperate with mueller's investigation. But mueller's office has accused him of having lied on at least five areas. It applies, among other things, his contacts with the former partner Konstantin Kilimnik, who according to the prosecutors of having links to Russian intelligence."
"Kilimnik shall, inter alia, through Manafort have been part of the voter research and work with a peace plan for Ukraine, reports CNN, that have seen the parts of the advokatinlagan that was not intended for publication."
"Manafort was sentenced in August in another trial as guilty to bank fraud and tax evasion. The judgment is expected in February."
"The previous kampanjchefen worked for president Trump during his election campaign from may to August 2016, but resigned after his lobbying for the proryske Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has become known."