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Who Are The Ukrainians That Apparently Had Their Info Seized In SDNY’s Rudy Probe?

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 28:  Rudy Giuliani attends the game between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on May 28, 2018 in the Bronx borough of New York City.MLB players across the league are wearing special uniforms to commemorate Memorial Day.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and current lawyer for President Donald Trump, attends the game between the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on May 28, 2018. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
May 26, 2021 2:02 p.m.

On Tuesday, botched redactions were discovered in a legal filing that appeared to contain some surprising news: SDNY had seized material from three Ukrainians in its probe of Rudy Giuliani, the defense attorney who wrote the filing said.

All three of the Ukrainians in question had dealings with the former NYC mayor or his associates, and, if the attorney’s assertion is correct, what’s known about their interactions with Rudy may offer a glimpse into potential directions of the investigation.

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