WASHINGTON UPDATE – The special prosecutor for Russiagate, Robert Mueller, has a Dutchman accused. It is going to be a lawyer, Alex van der Zwaan. He has the judge admitted that he lied to Us officials that the Russian interference in the American election studies. The right hand is doing on 3 april ruling against the lawyer, who according to data of the British Chamber of Commerce is a Dutchman.
Van der Zwaan (left), on a picture that his employer online. Right: Robert Mueller.
Van der Zwaan known that he researchers misled about the last time he had contact with Rick Gates, the former business partner of Paul Manafort. He was for some time the campaigner of Trump. Manafort and Gates, some time ago, sued. The prosecution of Van der Zwaan increases, according to experts, the pressure on the men.
Van der Zwaan worked until 2017 at the law firm of Skadden in London, but in 2017, his contract terminated, as confirmed by the company. Skadden says fully cooperate with the investigation. Van der Zwaan is married to Eva Khan, the daughter of the Ukrainian-Russian billionaire German Khan. He would be the son of a Russian mother and according to the website of his previous employer, he speaks Russian and English.
Alex van der Zwaan, arrives at the court in Washington.
The lawyer helped the government of Ukraine in 2012 with the drafting of a report in which the prosecution and conviction of former premier Yulia Tymoshenko largely defended. EU and the US ruled at the time that it is mainly to be politically motivated charges.
According to data from the British Chamber of Commerce is Van der Zwaan Dutch. The defendant arrived Tuesday around 19: 30 hours Dutch time in the court.