Flynn handed the plan of the referendum on the Ukrainian MP about orenda of the Crimea Russia – NYT

A week before Michael Flynn resigned as adviser to the President of the United States national security, his office was delivered a package of proposals about how the head of the White house Donald trump could lift sanctions against Russia.

This writes the newspaper The New York Times.

According to the publication, in the drafting of the document took part the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrey Artemenko member of the faction of the Radical party. It is reported that the document was delivered to Flynn’s personal counsel to trump, Michael Cohen. Also in this case involved a business associate of trump, which, in particular, had previously assisted him in the business in the Russian direction.

In the plan, in particular, contain requirements on the withdrawal of Russian troops from Eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian voters also proposed a referendum to decide whether to give Russia the Crimea rent for 50 or 100 years.

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We will remind, the adviser of the President of the United States Donald trump on national security, Michael Flynn, resigned.

In his statement on the dismissal Flynn pointed out that “not fully informed Vice-President Mike Pence and others about his conversations with the Russian Ambassador”.

“I sincerely apologized to the President and Vice President, they accepted my apology,” — said in a statement. Acting in this position appointed a retired General Keith Kellogg.

We will remind that earlier the United States expanded sanctions against Russia over the situation in Ukraine.

In the sanctions list included seven individuals: Mikhail Dedov, Michael KLISHIN, Kirill Kovalchuk, Dmitry Lebedev, Dmitry Mansurov, Oleg Minaev and Yevgeny Prigozhin.

It should be noted that 19 December 2016, sanctions against Russia and the extended EU. So, the European Council formally extended sectoral sanctions against Russia until 31 July 2017.

Note that sectoral sanctions against Russia from the EU was introduced in July 2014 and extended in September 2014. These measures are in three main areas.