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BREAKING: The Barr Justice Dept. drops the case against a Russian firm accused of being part of Putin's attack on the 2016 election. It was controlled by Putin crony Yevgeniy Prigozhin. Very curious. Here's how Mueller described it.

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US prosecutors asked a federal judge to dismiss election meddling charges brought by Robert Mueller in 2018 against entities controlled by Yevgeniy Prigozhin, known as ‘Putin’s chef’, in a stunning retreat

Facebook suspends 200 fake & compromised accounts linked to ‘entities associated with Yevgeniy Prigozhin’ which targeted people in 8 African states incl #Libya . Those entities incl Wagner, the Russian PMC whose role in Libya is subject of much speculation

Yevgeniy Prigozhin'>Russian Financier Yevgeniy Prigozhin, who has been dubbed “Putin’s chef,” has been slapped with sanctions by the Treasury Department for using a so-called troll farm to try to influence the 2018 U.S. midterm elections.

NEW: The US Treasury has targeted the assets of Yevgeniy Prigozhin aka "Putin's Chef" for his role in 2018 mid-term election interference. 6 other individuals are also named in today's action. Treasury says they are targeting Prigozhin's assets including his jet and yacht:

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@USTreasury  announces new sanctions on "four entities, seven individuals, three aircraft, and a yacht" associated with the Internet Research Agency and its financier, Yevgeniy Prigozhin, and others, for attempts to influence the 2018 US midterm elections.

Today, the U.S. continues to take action towards Russian attempts to influence U.S. democratic processes by imposing sanctions on 4 entities and 7 individuals associated with the Internet Research Agency and its financier, Yevgeniy Prigozhin. Read more:

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Yevgeniy Prigozhin, the financier behind the Russian troll-farm Internet Research Agency, was indicted by Robert Mueller for attempted 2016 election interference. From @AdielKaplan  and @Tom_Winter 

Today @USTreasury  #OFAC  “took action against Russian actors that attempted to influence the 2018 U.S. midterm elections”...and also “increases pressure on previously designated person Yevgeniy Prigozhin by targeting his physical assets, including three aircraft and a yacht. ...”

Federal prosecutors say Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova worked as the chief accountant of “Project Lakhta,” which was funded by oligarch Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin and two of his companies. via


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The charges said funding and control for election meddling came from Yevgeniy Prigozhin, one of the wealthiest men in Russia and a close friend of Vladimir Putin's.

Yevgeniy Prigozhin, Russian businessman who was indicted today, said: “Americans are very impressionable people, they see what they want to see. I have great respect for them. I'm not at all upset that I’m on this list. If they want to see the devil - let them see one."

Breaking: US Treasury sanctions 5 Russian entities and 19 individuals for “their attempted interference in US elections”, a month and a half after Congressionally-mandated deadline. List includes troll farm factory Internet Research Agency & its funder Yevgeniy Prigozhin.

"Putin's chef": The rise of Yevgeniy Prigozhin, the Russian accused of manipulating the U.S. election

The rise of ‘Putin's chef’ Yevgeniy Prigozhin, the Russian accused of manipulating the U.S. election