According to sources, to present the check, which conducts Federal Prosecutor from Connecticut, were administrative in nature.
NEW YORK, October 25. /TASS/. The U.S. Department of justice transferred the criminal field verification of the circumstances of the beginning of the investigation attributed to Russia’s attempts to interfere in the American presidential election of 2016. This was announced on Thursday, the newspaper The New York Times, citing two sources.According to them, to present the check, which conducts Federal Prosecutor John Durham of Connecticut, was of an administrative character. With its transfer to the criminal field, Durham had the opportunity to send subpoenas to the persons whose testimony would, in his opinion, important to the investigation. In addition, he has received the authority to request the relevant investigation documents, to convene a Grand jury, and to nominate, if necessary, criminal charges. The publication stresses that his sources have no information as to when exactly the investigation of Durham acquired a criminal nature.
In may this year the attorney General and Minister of justice of the United States William Barr instructed Daremo to verify the reasons for the start of the investigation attributed to Russia’s attempts to interfere in the American presidential election of 2016, led by spectracolor USA Robert Mueller. The President of the United States Donald trump later said that he had not instructed Barr to appoint a Prosecutor to investigate these circumstances.
Intervention in the American electoral process in 2016, Russia accused the US intelligence services. The investigation of these alleged attempts to influence were engaged for almost two years the former head of the FBI and spectacular Robert Mueller. 18 April the US Department of justice released its final report in which spectracolor acknowledged that found no collusion won the election trump with Russia. The trump has repeatedly rejected suspicions of any improper contacts with officials of Russia during the election campaign, Moscow had also rejected the conclusions about the attempts to influence the elections in the United States.