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    Is Paul Manafort Nefarious or Simply Shadowy?
    Mar29

    Is Paul Manafort Nefarious or Simply Shadowy?

    Washington attracts a certain type of person who loves attention—the thrill of the crowd, the glow of the camera. But it also attracts the kind of person who loves to operate in the shadows: the master of arcane rules, the backroom operator. When the second category of person ends up with the attention, things can get uncomfortable.Related Story...

    Troubled Ukrainian anti-corruption drive hits software obstacle
    Mar29

    Troubled Ukrainian anti-corruption drive hits software obstacle

    KIEV – Software glitches mean thousands of Ukrainian officials will not meet an April deadline to declare their 2016 assets online, officials said, in a further blow to a flagship anti-corruption scheme championed by Kiev’s Western supporters. … …read more Source:...

    Poll: 6 in 10 Americans think traditional news outlets report fake news
    Mar29

    Poll: 6 in 10 Americans think traditional news outlets report fake news

    A majority of Americans believe traditional media outlets publish fake news reports, and Republicans are more likely to believe that fake news is being pushed to advance an agenda, according to a Monmouth University poll released Wednesday. The poll, which was conducted by phone during the first week of March, found that 80 percent of respondents...

    Jared Kushner & Paul Manafort Sought for Questioning over Russia But Will It Be Behind Closed Doors?
    Mar29

    Jared Kushner & Paul Manafort Sought for Questioning over Russia But Will It Be Behind Closed Doors?

    President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has agreed to testify to the U.S. Senate committee investigating ties between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election. He may also face questioning over a December meeting with the head of a U.S.-sanctioned Russian state development bank known as VEB. President Obama imposed the...

    Three envoys present credentials to President
    Mar29

    Three envoys present credentials to President

    DHAKA, -Ambassadors designate of Georgia, Romania and Ukraine to Bangladesh separately presented their credentials to President Md. Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here this afternoon, reports BSS. The all non-resident envoys are: Archil Dzuliashvili of Georgia, Radu Octavian DOBRE of Romania, Dr Igor Polikha of Ukraine. Welcoming the ambassadors, the...

    Ukraine’s Sberbank to be renamed Norvik Bank
    Mar29

    Ukraine’s Sberbank to be renamed Norvik Bank

    Russian businessman Grigory Guselnikov said in the interview with Echo Moskvy radio station that after the acquisition of the Ukrainian subsidiary of Russia’s Sberbank it will be renamed as Norvik Bank, according to UNN news portal writes LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Troubled Ukrainian anti-corruption drive hits software obstacle
    Mar29

    Troubled Ukrainian anti-corruption drive hits software obstacle

    By Pavel Polityuk and Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) – Software glitches mean thousands of Ukrainian officials will not meet an April… …read more Source:...

    Sergey Lavrov: The Interview
    Mar29

    Sergey Lavrov: The Interview

    Sergey Lavrov Politics, Eurasia An “absolutely artificial hysterical situation was created” in U.S.-Russia relations—but not quite yet a Cold War. Paul Saunders, associate publisher of the National Interest, interviewed Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday, March 24, 2017, in Moscow. Their wide-ranging and blunt conversation, which...

    230 new Ukranian immigrants land in Israel
    Mar29

    230 new Ukranian immigrants land in Israel

    Half of the 78 immigrant Ukraine families settle in Israel’s center, north, four immigrants are Holocaust survivors. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Russian Manafort Client: Willing to Speak to Congress
    Mar29

    Russian Manafort Client: Willing to Speak to Congress

    WASHINGTON – A Russian billionaire close to President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he is willing to take part in U.S. congressional hearings to discuss his past business relationship with President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. Last week, it was reported that Manafort had written aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska in...