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Breadcrumbs (2) The Russian Connection

This from Politico September 27, 2016

“RUBLES: FEC documents show Russian oil magnate Simon Grigorievich Kukes gave more than $150,000 to Donald Trump’s campaign and joint fundraising committee, Ashley Balcerzak reports for Open Secrets. Currently, he is CEO at NAFTA Consulting, a firm that advises American and Russian oil and gas companies, and sits on the board of on-demand software company Leverate. Kukes has also contributed to former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter Elizabeth Cheney’s campaign for Wyoming’s congressional seat. His resume includes head of Yukos, ousting President Vladimir Putin’s enemy Mikhail Khodorkovsky; president and CEO of Russia’s Tyumen Oil Company; general director of Lukoil subsidiary ZAO Samara-Nafta; and partner at New York-based oil and gas company Hess Corporation.”

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