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    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest
    Feb23

    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest

    A purported cyberhack of the daughter of political consultant Paul Manafort suggests that he was the victim of a blackmail attempt while he was serving as Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman last summer. The undated communications, which are allegedly from the iPhone of Manafort’s daughter, include a text that...

    Civilians flee East Ukraine town of Avdiivka as fighting with Russian-backed separatists escalates
    Feb23

    Civilians flee East Ukraine town of Avdiivka as fighting with Russian-backed separatists escalates

    This segment originally aired Feb. 14, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. Toward the end of January, fighting in east Ukraine saw some of the highest combat deaths on the frontline, with more than 40 people dying in a two-week span. VICE News correspondent Jake Hanrahan went to the war torn industrial town of Avdiivka where the shelling has...

    Kidnapped Ukrainian MP found unharmed, attackers detained: prosecutor
    Feb23

    Kidnapped Ukrainian MP found unharmed, attackers detained: prosecutor

    A Ukrainian lawmaker kidnapped in the southern city of Odessa earlier Thursday has been found unharmed and his attackers have been detained, the local prosecutor’s office said. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Dutch Lawmakers Vote In Favor Of EU-Ukraine Deal
    Feb23

    Dutch Lawmakers Vote In Favor Of EU-Ukraine Deal

    The Netherlands’ lower house of parliament has voted for the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, leaving a vote in the upper house — the Dutch Senate — as a final hurdle before the deal, which was signed in March 2014, finally can enter into force. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Everyone Seems To Have A Peace Plan For Ukraine
    Feb23

    Everyone Seems To Have A Peace Plan For Ukraine

    Amid a recent surge in violence in eastern Ukraine and yet another failed cease-fire in the nearly 3-year-old conflict are a wave of new proposals to bring peace to the crisis-stricken nation — and from some unexpected places. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Opec needs to prolong cuts to eliminate glut: Total CEO
    Feb23

    Opec needs to prolong cuts to eliminate glut: Total CEO

    Opec and Russia will need to prolong their six-month deal to cut oil output if they plan to trim the global inventory glut that has kept a lid on prices, said Total chief executive officer Patrick Pouyanne.“If they want really to have an impact on the market, which means to have the inventories going down because inventories are quite high, it...

    Review: A schmaltzy history lesson in ‘Bitter Harvest’
    Feb23

    Review: A schmaltzy history lesson in ‘Bitter Harvest’

    “Stalin’s tyranny could destroy their country. But not their love.”Yep, that’s the tagline for “Bitter Harvest,” the new movie about young love during the Holodomor, the 1932-33 forced famine in Ukraine orchestrated by Josef Stalin… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    What I saw in Kiev
    Feb23

    What I saw in Kiev

    I last visited Kiev in April 2014, when the energy in the city was still electric. For months, Independence Square — dubbed the Euromaidan by Ukrainians seeking to tug their country out from under Russia’s grasp — had been occupied by protesters and police as unrest gripped the city in the dead of the Ukrainian...

    Review: A Schmaltzy History Lesson in ‘Bitter Harvest’
    Feb23

    Review: A Schmaltzy History Lesson in ‘Bitter Harvest’

    ‘Bitter Harvest,’ starring Max Irons and Samantha Barks, seeks to teach a history lesson but drowns its serious story _ about the devastating forced famine in 1930s Ukraine _ in a soppy, uninteresting romance. …read more Source: U.S....

    Former Trump campaign chief blackmailed over meeting between Trump and pro-Russian forces in Ukraine
    Feb23

    Former Trump campaign chief blackmailed over meeting between Trump and pro-Russian forces in Ukraine

    Former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort quit Trump’s campaign in August under a cloud of suspicion, but it now appears that more than potential investigations may have been behind his departure. Manafort was also being strong-armed by someone with inside knowledge of under-the-table payments and a secret meeting between Donald...