The unique prosecutor’s probe into Russian meddling when you look at the 2016 election provides an unsettling journey for anybody steeped in Russian Jewry, together with change through the repression associated with former Soviet Union towards the general freedoms associated with Russian Federation.
Of 10 billionaires with Kremlin ties whom funneled contributions that are political U.S. President Donald Trump and lots of top Republican leaders, at the very least five are Jewish. (The Dallas Morning Information has a handy collection of interactive maps.)
There’s Len Blavatnik, the twin citizen that is british-American dumped a large amount of cash on Republican applicants within the last election cycle, most of it funneled through their wide variety investment companies. (the Len that is same Blavatnik scholarships for IDF veterans and that is friends with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.) Alexander Shustorovich may be the elected president of IMG Artists, a titan among impresarios, who offered Trumps’ inauguration committee a very good $1 million. He found its way to 1977 together with penniless household in brand new York at age 11, fleeing Soviet persecution of Jews. Continuer la lecture