Michael Caputo begins working in Moscow with Gazprom Media, a subsidiary of Russia’s state-run energy giant, on a publicity campaign to improve Putin’s image in the United States. When he moves home later in the year, Roger Stone asks him to move to Miami Beach, Florida, where he starts his own PR agency Michael Caputo Public Relations.
Gazprom Media is a subsidiary of Gazprom, a large Russian company in the business of natural gas and with ties to Semion Mogilevich.
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