Kremlin call girl offers proofs of Russia meddling in U.S. election in return for asylum – NYT


Nastya Rybka, photo by AP

A Belarusian escort girl allegedly has more than 16 hours of audio recordings that could help shed light on Russian meddling in United States elections.

Anastasiya Vashukevich aka Nastya Rybka who gained notoriety after making her connection to Russian aluminium king Oleg Deripaska, gave an interview to The New York Times from behind bars in Bangkok. She expressed readiness to hand over the evidence materials to the United States in exchange for granting political asylum to her.

On February, 25 Vashukevich and her guru and friend, sex coach Alexander Kirillov (Alex Leslie), were detained for illegal work, i.e. organising ‘sex training’ for Russian tourists, on the Thai island of Ko Lan, and put in prison in Pattaya. On February 27, Rybka promised to tell American journalists about Trump-Russia relations, if she was ‘sill alive’.

The NYT’s author Richard Paddock stresses that companies controlled by Paul Manafort owed millions of dollars to Mr. Deripaska. Manafort, a manager of Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign team from June to August 2016, is a person of interest in the FBI counterintelligence probe into the Kremlin’s possible meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

“If America gives me protection, I will tell everything I know. I am afraid to go back to Russia. Some strange things can happen,” Vashukevich told NYT.

The interview was held at the immigration centre in Thailand. If her words is anything to go by, Deripaska and other people were discussing the elections in the United States, and she has 16 to 18 hours of recordings .

“Deripaska had a plan about elections. But I cannot tell you everything. It is not only about me, it concerns a lot of people in America and other countries,” the Belarusian citizen said.

As previously reported, Anastasiya Vashukevich, a native of the Belarusian town of Babruysk, unintentionally revealed juicy details of a sex life of Russian oligarchs and top officials by posting compromising photos on Instagram. She even wrote the book A Story Of Seducing A Billionaire, Or A Clone For An Oligarch.

The case attracted attention of the Anti-Corruption Foundation led by Alexei Navalny which set up its own investigation and published the results in a new video on February, 8.

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Russian authorities blacklisted the recent investigation by the Foundation. The materials are to be removed from its website, Youtube and Instagram. The decision was made by Roskomnadzor which referred to the ruling of Ust-Labinsk district court. Earlier, Deripaska sued Vashukevich over her publication of his private photos.

Billionare Deripaska, director of aluminium producer Rusal, and Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Chief of Staff of the Government Sergei Prikhodko (previously an aide to Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin) are involved in the corruption scandal. The video gives evidence of the duo’s taking a boat ride with the so-called good-time girls’ to the coast of Norway in August 2016.

belsat.eu, following The New York Times

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