President TrumpDonald John TrumpAvenatti defends right to release Cohen's financial info Pruitt's 24/7 security requested over fears of Trump policy backlash Senate GOP anger over McCain insult grows MORE's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says Trump and his legal team plan to use the one-year anniversary of the appointment of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE on Thursday to push for the end of the federal Russian Federation probe.
The indictment said Concord was controlled by Russian businessman Evgeny Prigozhin, who USA officials have said has extensive ties to Russia's military and political establishment.
"The reason is obvious, and is political", Dubelier wrote.More news: Samsung introduces new colours for the Galaxy S9 and S9+
The first of the 16 Russian entities to respond to indictments by special counsel Robert Mueller has denounced the charges as a political witch hunt in service of a non-existent case.
In February, Mueller indicted three Russian companies - the Internet Research Agency, Concord Management and Consulting LLC, and Concord Catering - and 13 Russian individuals, accusing them of conspiring to interfere in the "US political and electoral processes, including the presidential election of 2016".
Concord is accused of providing funding for a Russian troll farm based in St. Petersburg that directed a social media campaign that investigators say was aimed at sowing discord among Americans and at generating favorable opinions of Trump while denigrating his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.More news: Lou Barletta Wins PA GOP Primary for Senate
According to Law and Crime, Concord Management filed a motion with the U.S District Court for the District of Columbia requesting a "inspection of the legal instructions provided to the grand jury regarding Count One of the Indictment...in order to determine whether the instructions provided could support a motion to dismiss Count One of the Indictment".
Concord claimed that Mueller in his indictment provided no evidence that the company meant to break US law, even though the USA campaign laws and foreign agent registration laws that Concord allegedly violated require the government to show intent to break the law.More news: European Union data protection may trigger global ripple effect