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đź’°đź’¦Trump Tower Projects

Bailed Out By Russia 1987-2014

Trump’s efforts to establish a hotel in Moscow go back at least to 1987, when, according to his book The Art of the Deal, he discussed the possibility with the Soviet ambassador Yuri Dubinin.
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đź’°Trump Soho - Bayrock Group

Trump SoHo broke ground in 2007, typifies how the Trump Organization benefited from financing coming out of Russia and the former Soviet Union. Much of the project’s financing came from the Bayrock Group.
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đź“ŚInvestigators are looking at whether Trump associates laundered financial payoffs from Russian officials by channeling them through offshore accounts.
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Trump designates elite Iranian military force as a terrorist organization cnn.com/2019/04/08/pol…
Trump and his eldest daughter developed a hotel in Azerbaijan that appears to be a corrupt operation run by a family known as “the Corleones of the Caspian” with links to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard.

H/T @Chickylala
rawstory.com/2019/04/bombsh…
The Trump International Hotel & Tower Baku — conceived in 2008 as a luxury apartment building but converted in 2014 into a hotel — has never opened, and both local observers and international experts are baffled by the building’s existence
rawstory.com/2019/04/bombsh…
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(1/13-6/14) Kemal Oksuz, aka Kevin Oksuz, Turquoise Council of Americans and Eurasians, via Turkish American Alliance (an umbrella org)
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Donald & Ivanka Trump’s Worst Deal
The President helped build a hotel in Azerbaijan that appears to be a corrupt operation engineered by oligarchs tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. newyorker.com/magazine/2017/…
The Trump Tower Baku never opened. Trump partnered with an Azerbaijani family that U.S. officials called notoriously unethical. #Ivanka Iran's Revolutionary Guard
Photograph by Davide Monteleone for The New Yorker
Any guests of the Trump Tower Baku would likely feel marooned.

The timing of the project was also curious. By 2014, when the Trump Organization publicly announced that it was helping to turn the tower into a hotel, a construction boom in Baku had ended,
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