TWO CLINTON INFORMANTS KILLED IN RUSSIAN PLANE CRASH
First published at 12:42 UTC on February 13th, 2018.
Two Russian citizens set to testify against Hillary Clinton have been killed in an “inexplicable” plane crash in Moscow, according to reports.
Sergei Millian, a Belarus-born businessman who has worked with the Trump Organization and was reportedly a key source in the explosive dossier alleging ties between President Donald Trump and Russia, was killed when the internal flight crashed just outside of Moscow on Sunday.
Also dead in the plane crash is Ivanov Vyacheslav, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Rosatom. The Russian company owns Uranium One, the uranium mining company at the center of a controversial sale overseen by the Clinton State Department in 2013 that gave Russia the right to 20 percent of U.S. uranium production capacity.
71 Russian nationals, including crew and passengers, died in the crash. The full list of names including Ivanov Vyacheslav (number 32, circled) and Sergei Panchenko (Millian’s Russian patronymic name; number 50)
The deaths of the two Russians involved in current Clinton scandals have sparked rumors the crash was not an accident.
The plane was an An-148 belonging to Saratov Airlines that had taken off from Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport and was headed to Orsk about 1,000 miles southeast of Moscow, REN-TV reported. Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov added that “judging by everything, no one has survived this crash.”
Russian authorities remain puzzled by the crash, stating that the plane did not suffer mechanical failure.
“The crew of the doomed aircraft did not report any malfunctions“, Svetlana Petrenko, an official representative of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, told Interfax.
Special investigation into crash
Russian President Vladimir Putin postponed a planned trip to Sochi to “closely monitor the investigation” and offered his condolences to the families of those killed.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in a statement to Interfax that Putin “instructed the government to set up a special commission….