Paul Manafort, the adviser hired by Donald Trump to add stability and institutional know-how to Trump’s often scattershot presidential campaign, has long and deep reported ties to pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine. With the help of a visiting Ukranian journalist, we explore Manafort's connections to the Eastern European country.
Aleksandra Kharchenko is an editor from Lviv, Ukraine, for Vesti daily. She covers foreign and national news. Previously she worked as a journalist and editor for Ukrainian media outlets, including Vysoky Zamok and Segodnya.
Kharchenko is working with PolitiFact as part of a "World Learning" fellowship sponsored by the U.S. State Department.