The Ukrainian plan: trump and Flynn didn’t know about the idea of a referendum in Crimea and the lifting of sanctions with Russia – NYT

The President of the United States Donald trump and his former adviser Michael Flynn didn’t know about the plan for the lifting of sanctions against Russia, which was drawn up close to the American President, Michael Cohen and Felix Saerom, and Ukrainian MP Andrey Artemenko.

It is reported by The New York Times.

Cohen left the package with the “plan Artemenko” in the office of Flynn. However, the adviser did not have time to read it as resigned. Cohen and Sather said that didn’t tell Trump about his proposal, because they hoped that their plan will pay attention to trump’s adviser on national security.

The publication notes that Cohen — one of the members of the election team of trump, whose relations with Russia now checks the FBI. We add that Michael Cohen – attorney trump, who is married to a Ukrainian, and Felix Sutter American businessman of Russian origin, a former adviser to trump.

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Recall that a week before departure from the post of adviser to the us President for national security Michael Flynn received the plan for the lifting of sanctions against Russia, drawn up close to Donald Trump Michael Cohen and Felix Satera, and Ukrainian MP Andrey Artemenko.

This was reported by The New York Times. According to the newspaper, the plan stipulates the withdrawal of all Russian troops from East Ukraine and the “referendum on the transfer of Crimea is leased by Russia for a period of 50 to 100 years.”

The newspaper notes that the document, which was compiled by Andrey Artemenko and delivered to the White house Michael Cohen, contains “more than the peace plan.”

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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.