A former adviser to the U.S. President for national security Michael Flynn has admitted taking money from Russian companies, reports “Correspondent” with reference to the Washington Post.
Such data are not available in the financial report filed with Flynn a few days before his resignation, February 11. However, they are in a new Declaration, which the former adviser was sent on 31 March to the White house and the ethics Office of the US government.
It follows from this that Flynn received 45 thousand dollars from the Russian TV channel Russia today during a speech at the event dedicated to the tenth anniversary of broadcasting. He also received a reward for cooperation with a subsidiary of Kaspersky Lab and a cargo carrier Volga-Dnepr. In the previous update, Flynn indicated that he had received money for performances, but did not name specific companies.
In total, Flynn earned over the past year, 1.3 million dollars.
Recall, Flynn resigned after it became known about his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak on the issue of anti-Russian sanctions.
Media reported that former adviser to trump collaborated with three Russian companies shortly before he took office, and received from them in the sum more than 50 thousand dollars.