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Explainers November 3, 2017

Money Laundering and the Russia Probes

The following aims to explain what money laundering is and why it is critical not only to the alleged financial crimes investigations touching on those in Trump’s orbit, but also to the broader meddling and collusion probes.

Explainers, Memos November 2, 2017

Memo: To Interested Parties on Russia Investigation

The Russia investigation has entered a new phase, which requires progressives to adopt a new approach. The recent indictments and plea agreement involving Trump campaign officials make clear that the investigation into Russia’s coordination with the Trump campaign is serious, further along than most perceived, and will be a major issue throughout 2018.

Explainers, Memos November 2, 2017

Memo to Interested Parties on Russia Investigation

The Russia investigation has entered a new phase, which requires progressives to adopt a new approach. The recent indictments and plea agreement involving Trump campaign officials make clear that the investigation into Russia’s coordination with the Trump campaign is serious, further along than most perceived, and will be a major issue throughout 2018.

Dispatch October 31, 2017

Collusion Timeline: Papadopoulos and Spring 2016

Zeroing in on the spring of 2016, the Papadopoulos indictment provides a roadmap of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. In the spring of 2016, a flurry of Kremlin-linked activity coincided with a sudden influx of individuals with Russian ties to the Trump campaign. Suddenly, there were two campaigns to elect Donald Trump: the Trump campaign and a Russian-led campaign.

Explainers October 26, 2017

Everything You Need to Know about Natalia Veselnitskaya, Contextualized

Natalia Veselnitskaya is a Russian attorney whose experience over the years, including aggressive lobbying against the Magnitsky Act, has brought her into contact with high-ranking Russian government officials. She became a central part of the investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin after it was revealed that she attended the June 9, 2016, meeting with Donald Trump, Jr., Paul Manafort, and Jared Kushner at Trump Tower to reportedly share damaging information about Hillary Clinton.

Dispatch September 28, 2017

Suppressing the Vote with Facebook Ads

Thanks to a Politico article this week, we’ve now learned that both the Trump campaign and Russian troll agencies were concurrently using targeted Facebook advertisements to draw votes away from Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.

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