Who is Igor Danchenko and how does he relate to Christopher Steele, the man responsible for writing the false and slanderous Trump-Dossier (report)?
Igor Danchenko is a Russian citizen and U.S. resident currently living in Virginia who works as a Eurasia political risk, defense and economics analyst.
In July of 2020, it was revealed that Igor Danchenko worked for Christopher Steele’s Orbis Business Intelligence as a source for the 2016 Steele dossier.
In November 2021, Danchenko was arrested and indicted for lying to the FBI. What did Danchenko lie to the FBI about? On November 10, 2021, Danchenko pleaded not guilty to charges that he repeatedly lied to the FBI about his sources of information in regard to the Steele Dossier.
The case was brought by special counsel John Durham, who was appointed by the Trump administration to look into the origins of the FBI investigation into Trump’s ties to Russia.