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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Convergence of the Scandals
    Nov03

    The Convergence of the Scandals

    On October 30, special prosecutor Robert Mueller indicted President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and deputy chairman Rick Gates on 12 charges, including money laundering, false statements, and conspiracy against the United States, related to their work with Ukrainian political entities. on WeeklyStandard.com...

    Barshim soars to the top
    Nov03

    Barshim soars to the top

    Qatar’s world champion high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim poses with his Best Male Athlete from Asia trophy at the annual ANOC (Association of National Olympic Committees) gala awards in Prague yesterday. The two-time Olympic medallist and 2017 IAAF world champion accepted the award from Ukrainian pole vault legend Sergey Bubka on the opening...

    Venezuela to restructure foreign debt, default looms as possibility
    Nov03

    Venezuela to restructure foreign debt, default looms as possibility

    CARACAS: Venezuela on Thursday announced plans to restructure its burgeoning foreign debt, a move that may lead to a default by the cash-strapped OPEC nation whose collapsing socialist economy has left its population struggling to find food and medicine.President Nicolas Maduro vowed to make a $1.1 billion payment on a bond maturing on Thursday,...

    Venezuela to restructure foreign debt, faces looming default
    Nov03

    Venezuela to restructure foreign debt, faces looming default

    CARACAS: Venezuela on Thursday announced plans to restructure its burgeoning foreign debt, a move that may lead to a default by the cash-strapped OPEC nation whose collapsing socialist economy has left its population struggling to find food and medicine. President Nicolas Maduro vowed to make a $1.1 billion payment on a bond maturing on Thursday,...

    Paul Manafort is a crook at every possible scale
    Nov03

    Paul Manafort is a crook at every possible scale

    The indictments against Paul Manafort include some big numbers—like $75 million in illicit offshore accounts, and over $18 million laundered into the US through real estate purchases. But just because Paul Manafort was being crooked on a grand scale doesn’t mean he still didn’t enjoy the little things. For example … in 2012, Manafort...

    Judge Keeps Former Trump Campaign Officials Under House Arrest
    Nov03

    Judge Keeps Former Trump Campaign Officials Under House Arrest

    US President Donald Trump SAUL LOEB / AFP United States President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman and an associate were ordered by a judge Thursday to remain under house arrest while they await trial for money laundering and other charges. Paul Manafort, 68, who managed Trump’s campaign from June to August 2016, and Robert Gates,...

    Poland to Ban Ukrainians With ‘Anti-Polish Views’
    Nov03

    Poland to Ban Ukrainians With ‘Anti-Polish Views’

    Poland plans to bar Ukrainians with “anti-Polish views,” its foreign minister said on Thursday, emphasizing the nationalist credentials of his ruling party that often talks of the “historic wrongs” inflicted on Poles by their neighbors. Witold Waszczykowski said the policy was a reaction to disrespect shown at a Polish cemetery in the western...

    What Leon Wieseltier’s Fall Reveals About Washington
    Nov03

    What Leon Wieseltier’s Fall Reveals About Washington

    The Beltway has a long history of excusing sexual abuse. Does anyone in Washington still remember Leon Wieseltier now that indictments and a guilty plea involving the political misdeeds of associates of the sexual harasser-in-chief have sidelined the national paroxysm over sexual harassment itself? Even so, we should ponder Wieseltier’s...

    Podesta Group labors to remake itself after founder’s exit
    Nov03

    Podesta Group labors to remake itself after founder’s exit

    Days after Tony Podesta shook Washington by stepping down as chairman of his namesake lobbying firm, the Podesta Group is laboring to remake itself as some staffers and clients eye the exits.Podesta announced his resignation on Monday, hours after an indictment was unsealed charging Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, with violating foreign...

    Mueller grand jury investigating top D.C. lobbyists
    Nov03

    Mueller grand jury investigating top D.C. lobbyists

    U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort. …read more Source: CTV...