Klintsevich compared the case with Flynn’s story about the “stolen coat”

MOSCOW, 2 Jun — RIA Novosti. The first Deputy head of the defense Committee of the Federation Council Frants Klintsevich believes the accusations against the former US presidential Advisor on national security Michael Flynn blow to Donald Trump and compares this history with “theft of a fur.”

Flynn resigned in February amid allegations that do not fully disclose the content of their conversations with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak. Media claimed, citing intelligence that Flynn was discussing with dubious the possible lifting of US sanctions against Russia. Flynn denied it. The Kremlin said that the conversation Flynn and Kislyak took place, but its content is conveyed correctly. On Friday, Flynn was officially charged with making false statements to the FBI about his meetings with Russian officials. He pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with the authorities.

“A former adviser to the US administration on national security, Michael Flynn, as they say, just came to hand. The main target is, of course, Donald trump,” — said Klintsevich RIA Novosti.

According to him, it’s all very reminiscent anecdotal story about a fur coat, told in the end of XIX century Russian writer Alexei Apukhtin in “Unfinished story”: “You are mistaken, Countess, Sergeev stole nothing, but on the contrary, he stole a fur coat.”

“It is all the same whether he stole or stole from him… the Main thing is that he was involved in a nasty thing… Almost 130 years ago. And like yesterday it is written,” concluded the Klintsevich. The investigation of the “Russian intervention”