17 Apr '18, 9am

Model claiming to know 'a lot' on Trump, Russia due in Thai court

Model claiming to know 'a lot' on Trump, Russia due in Thai court

PATTAYA (AFP) - A Belarusian model detained in Thailand who claims to have revelations about alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election was due in court on Tuesday (April 17), in a case that grabbed widespread attention after her cryptic offers. Anastasia Vashukevich, known by her pen name Nastya Rybka, was arrested with nine other foreigners in February when Thai police raided their sex training course in the seaside city of Pattaya. She and six others were initially charged with lacking a work permit but are now facing additional charges of soliciting prostitution and criminal association, according to Pattaya police chief Apichai Krobpetch. Vashukevich, who is embroiled in a political scandal in Russia, made international headlines after she offered to reveal secrets to American journalists in a video posted on Instagram shortly after her arrest in Pattaya. "They ...

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