The first known photos of Konstantin Kilimnik, a shady Russian political operative indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller, have just been revealed.
The BBC’s Russian-language service, and later Vice News, uncovered the photos after a Russian social media page for Kilimnik’s wife surfaced.
🚨 My little SCOOP for @vicenews: First photos emerge of KONSTANTIN KILIMNIK, shadowy Manafort fixer tied to Russian intelligence & indicted for obstruction of justice. Unearthed from his wife's old Odnoklassniki page. https://t.co/79nqMSIkkS pic.twitter.com/ab6zbhXJCO
— Christopher Miller (@ChristopherJM) June 11, 2018
Kilimnik and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort were indicted by Mueller on June 8. The indictments are, according to Bloomberg’s Christopher Strohm, the first public action the special counsel has taken that links the Trump campaign to Russian intelligence.