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Trump’s Troubling Ties to Russia

Here’s what you need to know about Trump’s shady and long-running ties to Russia and how they are putting America at risk.

For more on this topic, see CAP’s latest research on Russia here

President Donald Trump’s dangerous infatuation with Russian President Vladimir Putin has been well-documented. Less well known, however, are his vast ties to shady Russian businessmen and oligarchs who have helped to fund his real estate empire. Here’s what you need to know about Trump’s shady and long-running ties to Russia and how they are putting America at risk.

Aki Suzuki is a Video Editor at the Center for American Progress. Andrew Satter is the Director of Video at the Center. John Norris is the Executive Director and Carolyn Kenney is a Policy Analyst with the Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative at the Center.

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Authors

Aki Suzuki

Video Editor

Andrew Satter

Senior Director, Video

John Norris

Senior Fellow; Executive Director, Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative

Carolyn Kenney

Senior Policy Analyst, Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative

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