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Viktor Yanukovych

From ‘the Count’ to inmate: The fall of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort

He owned at least five properties from Manhattan to Palm Beach and purchased three Range Rovers and a Mercedes-Benz. He spent millions of dollars on oriental rugs and tailored suits. And he reached new heights of power in 2016 when he gained a top position in Donald Trump's campaign.

But on Friday, ordered by a federal judge to await trial in jail, Paul Manafort's once high-flying life sank to a new low.

The image of the grim-faced Manafort, led out of a District of Columbia courtroom by a U.S. marshal, offered a vivid reminder of the precipitous fall of a man who has been counselor to presidents, an architect of the modern-day influence industry and, for a time, a key...

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