A Dutch lawyer has admitted making false statements to US investigators examining links between Donald Trump's election campaign team and Russia.

Alex van der Zwaan, 33, is the 19th person to be charged by special counsel Robert Mueller in the ongoing Trump-Russia investigation.

Van der Zwaan admitted in front of a US District Court in Washington, D.C. to having made false statements when questioned about his work for Ukraine's Ministry of Justice.

A judge set his sentencing for April 3...

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