A former adviser for president Barack Obama has been charged in connection with the specialanklager Robert müller's Russia survey.
It writes BBC News.
Gregory Craig, 74, is accused of having lied about his work for the pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine. He could face up to five years in prison if he is found guilty of the charges.
the Charges offshoot of Robert müller's 22-months-long study of Russia's influence of the u.s. presidential election in 2016.
Gregory craig's work in Ukraine apparently had a connection to Paul Manaforts extensive business in the eastern european country.
Manafort was in the summer of 2016 kampagnechef for Donald Trump. He is sentenced to several years in prison for a number of conditions, which came to light in the context of müller's investigations.
Lawyers for Gregory Craig announces that their client is innocent.
According to american law, to all persons who carry out lobbying for foreign governments register with the ministry of justice.
Gregory Craig, who was a legal adviser in The White House under president Obama, was employed by a law firm, when he, according to the accusation, the work performed for the Ukrainian client.