The Trumps of Russia? How billionaire Agalarov family ended up in the spotlight

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Aras Agalarov and his pop singer son Emin have known the Trumps for years. Now the Donald Jr email scandal has put them in an unwanted spotlight

He’s a billionaire construction magnate who likes shiny and expensive things and built a luxury tower block adorned with his own name: it’s not surprising that people have referred to Aras Agalarov as the Russian Trump.

Agalarov and his pop singer son Emin have known the Trump family for years, and emails released this week by Donald Trump Jr suggest the Agalarovs may have been a conduit for Russian efforts to help the Trump camp.

Related: The five unanswered questions from Donald Trump Jr’s Russia emails

Aras is a very careful, shrewd operator, and he will be absolutely horrified that his name has been dragged into this

Related: Rob Goldstone: who is the man who set up Trump Jr’s meeting with a Russian lawyer?

@AgalarovAras I had a great weekend with you and your family. You have done a FANTASTIC job. TRUMP TOWER-MOSCOW is next. EMIN was WOW!

Related: Like father like son? What conservatives are writing about Donald Trump Jr

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