February 11, 2019
By Luke Harding and Jon Swaine
In January the Guardian asked me to review a set of tax facts regarding a prominent couple, not telling me who it was. Later in February I learned that the story involved former Olympic ice dancing champion Tatiana Navka, who is married to Dmitry Peskov, Vladimir Putin’s longtime press secretary and the Kremlin’s deputy chief of staff.
Although there were certainly legitimate concerns here, it is surprising how much news is being created to disparage Russia and Russian interests when in reality issues surrounding Chinese companies operating in the U.S. is much more concerning.
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