Produced by Juliet Riddell, filmed by James Sandy, edited by Joe Sinclair
For the first time, the leader of a western state has a past in business that is deeply enmeshed with the huge torrents of money that flowed out of the Soviet empire as it collapsed.
-the office of president of the United States.
So a critical question now, now Trump's in office, is what were the source of the funds that sustained him for 15 years? To take the Trump Toronto. It's one of his biggest overseas projects. He's licencing his name. He's at the groundbreaking with the golden shovel standing next to Alex Schneider, Russian-Canadian billionaire.
Schneider puts millions through the Trump Toronto. And where did his company make the money that ultimately flows into the Trump Toronto and out again to Trump? That's what we spent 10 months digging into.
And one of the most striking things we found that hasn't been reported before is that shortly before he earmarked $40 million for the Trump Toronto, Schneider - Trump's backer in his project - he authorises the secret payment of $100 million to be sent through various circuitous routes through the financial system and its most secretive corners to reach a man who is representing the interests of the Kremlin.
We believe money that's earmarked to flow through the Trump Toronto, that money is generated, in part, by funds flowing back to representatives of the Kremlin. And when you get to that kind of detail of money flows, that's when the really urgent questions arise about the world in which Trump has moved, and whose interests are aligned with who's, and who might have a hold on him.