Open source data shows that Rudy Giuliani met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on behalf of a venture capital fund client in 2004. If you’ve been reading this blog’s Paths to Putin, then this revelation will mark the 123rd path, and the very shortest route between Donald Trump and the Russian President. Since then, his law and consulting practices have taken off, and his client list includes both Rosneft and the Emirate of…"Path To Putin: Rudy Giuliani Knows Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov"
Russia’s financial authorities are part of their spy agency, the FSB’s Directorate K, and that may be the crucial link between a Russian bank and a Trump Organization web server. CNN reports that the FBI continues to investigate an “odd computer link” between Alfa Bank – who protests vigorously – and Donald Trump. Yet, it would seem seem strange that a bank is so involved in statecraft. That’s why I believe that a key data point…"Why Is Russia's Alfa Bank Cited In The Trump Dossier? (UPDATED)"