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Alexander Torshin

NRA Concealing Russia Ties On Eve Of Big Convention

Reprinted with permission from As Trump and Pence prepare to speak at the NRA’s annual convention on Friday, the gun group is still refusing to answer questions about its ties to Russia. The issue will be the elephant in the room at this year’s convention, which comes just a week after the House Intelligence Committee’s Minority […]

May 4, 2018

Don’t Forget: The ‘Patriotic’ NRA Is Under Investigation For Kremlin Connections

Amid national outrage over school shootings, the torrent of media coverage that has engulfed the National Rifle Association and the Republican Party routinely omits this crucial fact: The FBI is currently investigating the NRA’s suspicious connections with Alexander Torshin — a top banker, alleged organized crime boss, and former Russian parliamentary leader with very close […]

February 26, 2018

Russian Politician Who Reportedly Sent Millions To NRA Has Long History In Spain

Reprinted with permission from ProPublica. As the Spanish police investigated the presence of a notorious Russian organized crime group on the resort island of Mallorca in 2012, they realized that a key figure described by some of the suspects as their “godfather” was a powerful Moscow politician: Alexander Torshin. Spanish prosecutors decided in the summer […]

January 20, 2018