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Erik Prince tells House investigators he met with Kremlin-linked banker in Seychelles

Source: Washington Post

By Karoun Demirjian November 30 at 9:06 PM

Erik Prince, a supporter of the Trump presidential campaign and founder of the security firm Blackwater, confirmed to House investigators Thursday that he met with a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin while in the Seychelles earlier this year, according to multiple people familiar with the interview.

Under questioning, Prince told members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence that he had met Kirill Dmitriev, head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, during a secret Jan. 11 meeting in the Seychelles brokered by the United Arab Emirates as part of an apparent attempt to set up backchannel communications between then-President-elect Donald Trump and Moscow.

Dmitriev was first identified as Prince’s Russian contact in the Seychelles by the Intercept earlier this week.

The admission to investigators that he met with Dmitriev is a turnaround for Prince, who initially refused through a spokesman to identify the Russian with whom he had met, and later said he couldn’t remember his name.



Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/erik-prince-tells-house-investigators-he-met-with-kremlin-linked-banker-in-seychelles/2017/11/30/c8a66e3e-d62e-11e7-95bf-df7c19270879_story.html?utm_term=.acd4115b9455
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