June: Paul Manafort, later Trump’s campaign chairman, pens a strategy memo to Russia oligarch and Putin confidant Oleg Deripaska, with whom he would sign a million lobbying contract the following year.
The will later publish a story revealing Sater’s criminal record, which includes charges of racketeering and assault.
Much has been said on this topic and aside from vodka, hilarious bears in fez hats riding unicycles, hot women are another thing Russia is best known for.
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November 5, 1996: Media reports note that Trump is trying to partner with US tobacco company Brooke Group to build a hotel in Moscow.
January 23, 1997: Trump meets with Alexander Lebed, a retired Soviet general then running to be president of Russia, at Trump Tower.