Russia oligarch Deripaska sues Paul Manafort in New York court

Russian metal tycoon Oleg Deripaska filed suit [complaint, PDF] in New York state court Wednesday against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and associate Rick Gates alleging fraud. Related charges were brought in 2014 in the Cayman Islands. This new claim relies in part on evidence from the unsealed indictment [text, PDF] against Manafort stemming from Special Counsel Robert Muller’s investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia. Deripaska, through his company Surf Horizon Limited, gave $18.9 million…

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