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    Robert Mueller’s widening Russia probe is sweeping up Democrats, including lobbyist Tony Podesta
    Oct23

    Robert Mueller’s widening Russia probe is sweeping up Democrats, including lobbyist Tony Podesta

    Robert Mueller (Credit: Getty/Andrew Burton) Much like the mid-90s saw story after story showing how extensive Chinese government operations within U.S. politics were, the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election is demonstrating the size of Russia’s. That’s the overall takeaway from a series of news reports, including one from NBC...

    The Reach and Limits of Russian Influence
    Oct23

    The Reach and Limits of Russian Influence

    Russia’s influence in the Balkans is real and easily observed. Both before and since the Ukrainian crisis, it has affected the region in a multitude of ways. Moscow’s rising military might has far reaching consequences for the security posture of NATO and its members bordering the Black Sea. The Russian oil and gas companies, Gazprom,...

    Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Anne Applebaum: The full transcript
    Oct23

    Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Anne Applebaum: The full transcript

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. Susan Glasser: Hi, it’s Susan Glasser, and welcome back to The Global POLITICO. I’m delighted to be here this week with Anne Applebaum, columnist and author of a new book just out this very week in the United States, Red Famine: Stalin’s War...

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is now investigating a top Democratic lobbyist
    Oct23

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is now investigating a top Democratic lobbyist

    Tony Podesta, the brother of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chair, is under scrutiny in the expanding Russia investigation. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation on Russian interference has a new subject: well-known Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta. According to Tom Winter and Julia Ainsley of NBC News, an inquiry by...

    Travco Group allocates $120m for 4 hotels
    Oct23

    Travco Group allocates $120m for 4 hotels

    Travco Group is working on founding four hotels in various tourist cities and is implementing a plan to renovate its fleet of tourist transport from local products. According to Hamed El Chiaty, the company’s CEO, $120m are allocated to create four new hotels in the cities of Marsa Alam, Safaga, Hurghada, and Marsa Matrouh, with 1,200 rooms...

    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Bureau Says Raids Odesa Mayor’s Home, Office
    Oct23

    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Bureau Says Raids Odesa Mayor’s Home, Office

    Ukrainian anticorruption investigators have raided the home and office of the mayor of the Black Sea port of Odesa, who is at the center of an embezzlement probe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘This myth about the great and horrible Putin’
    Oct23

    ‘This myth about the great and horrible Putin’

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. To read the U.S. coverage these days about the Russian president, you’d think he’s 10 feet tall, a puppetmaster who merely has to yank the strings of his hacker army in the Kremlin to make democracy-loving Americans quake over their iPhones, an...

    Ukrainian anti-corruption detectives raid top mayor’s home
    Oct23

    Ukrainian anti-corruption detectives raid top mayor’s home

    KIEV: Ukrainian anti-corruption investigators on Monday raided the home and office of a powerful mayor at the centre of a politically charged embezzlement probe. The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) said the searches were conducted at the premises of Odessa Mayor Gennadiy Trukhanov and his associates. The Black Sea city’s...

    Time to crack down on Russia Today and its destabilising propaganda
    Oct23

    Time to crack down on Russia Today and its destabilising propaganda

    Vladimir Putin’s regime murders critics, harasses opposition parties, poisons dissidents, locks up protesters, assassinates journalists, represses gays, invades neighbouring states and annexes their territory, shoots civilian airplanes out of the sky, interferes in the electoral processes of democratic states, and aids the unspeakable...

    Detained Azerbaijani Opposition Journalist Appeals Ukrainian Court Ruling
    Oct23

    Detained Azerbaijani Opposition Journalist Appeals Ukrainian Court Ruling

    A self-exiled Azerbaijani opposition journalist has appealed a Ukrainian court’s decision to keep him jailed while authorities in Kyiv determine whether he should be extradited to Baku. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...