Who is Bill Browder and Why is Putin so Interested in Him?

At the now-famous Helsinki press conference with Presidents Trump and Putin the name of a former US businessman, Bill Browder, came up as a person of interest to the Russian president. Let’s make a deal, he said: you can come to Moscow and question the 12 GRU officers you accuse of hacking the DNC computers and we’ll question Bill Browder and a group of other businessmen who had done business in Moscow. And the former US ambassador to Moscow. While the usual suspects shrieked at such a deal, many wondered what was wrong with trying to get to the bottom of the indictments and “Russiagate.” So what’s the deal with Browder? RPI’s Daniel McAdams spoke to RT America about the former hedge fund operator who reportedly gave up his US citizenship to avoid US taxes and is wanted in Moscow for tax avoidance…

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