>> Yevgeny Viktorovich Prigozhin.>> He's the man that was singled out in Friday's annoucement of charges against 13 Russian nationals. In Robert Mullen's investigation into Russia's alledged meddling in the U.S. presidential election.>> Prigozhin, funded the conspiracy though companies known as Concord Management and Consulting, LLC, Concord Catering, and many affiliates and subsidiaries.
>> The indictment alleges those companies financed the St. Petersburg based troll factory called the Internet Research Agency, all 12 of the other defendants worked there at one time or another. Russian media has dubbed him Putin's Cock because his companies host dinners for the Russian president, but his relationship with Putin runs deep.
According to the New York Times, Prigozhin is Putin's go to oligarch for a variety of shady tasks, like recruiting contract soldiers to fight in Ukraine and Syria.>> It employed hundreds of people.>> As for the accusation he funded a troll farm for the purpose of interfering in American Democracy, Russia International News Agency on Friday quoted Prigozhin as saying.
The Americans are very emotional people, they see what they wanna see, if they wanna see the devil, let them.