The Wall Street Journal published the information that in February 2014, Lieutenant General U.S. army Michael Flynn, who was then as Director of the intelligence Department of the Pentagon, spoke with Russian student in the Cambridge security workshop in the UK.
The publication notes that the interviewee Flynn was a student, having Russian citizenship and the UK, which studied the history of Russian special services.
The authors of the publication in the Wall Street Journal noted that there is no evidence that Flynn had notified the Pentagon about these contacts with a foreign citizen.
Surrounded by Flynn noted that at this meeting there were about 20 students, and the fact that the General spoke with a citizen of Russia, was an accident.
Companion Flynn, the name of which the publication is not known, declined to comment. One of her friends confirmed that Flynn this girl was a 20-minute public conversation. According to him, they never met and did not communicate.
Michael Flynn for three weeks, took in 2017 post of adviser to the President of the United States for security. He resigned from this post after a scandal involving his contacts with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak.