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    Manafort, Gates Indicted – But Not For Russian Shenanigans
    Nov01

    Manafort, Gates Indicted – But Not For Russian Shenanigans

    Two former senior Trump campaign staffers pled not guilty yesterday to evading taxes on millions of dollars over a period of years and a litany of other charges sought by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III that appear wholly unrelated to the alleged Russian intervention in last year’s election that he was commissioned to investigate. It...

    Wife of Chechen accused of plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin shot dead near Kyiv
    Nov01

    Wife of Chechen accused of plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin shot dead near Kyiv

    Amina Okuyeva was killed and her husband Adam Osmayev was wounded. The couple were fierce critics of Putin and escaped an assassination attempt in June …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Son of Ukraine’s interior minister is detained on charges
    Nov01

    Son of Ukraine’s interior minister is detained on charges

    Ukraine’s anti-corruption agency has detained the son of the nation’s interior minister on embezzlement charges. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Case for Sanctioning Putin’s Propagandists
    Nov01

    The Case for Sanctioning Putin’s Propagandists

    Last week, Moscow was shaken by a murder attempt on a journalist at the independent, liberal radio station Echo of Moscow. Tatiana Felgengauer, 32, miraculously survived after a man walked into the station’s Moscow studio and stabbed her in the neck.Vladimir Putin spoke up about the assault yesterday, describing it as the unfortunate but...

    Analysis | Paul Manafort’s ambition set the stage for his downfall
    Nov01

    Analysis | Paul Manafort’s ambition set the stage for his downfall

    WASHINGTON — In February 2016, after decades of lucrative paydays from foreign clients, Paul Manafort found himself at an inflection point. He was starting to give up hope of collecting millions of dollars owed to him by a Russian-aligned Ukrainian political party, and was straining to help his son-in-law salvage bad real estate investments. And...

    Two ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe, third pleads guilty
    Nov01

    Two ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe, third pleads guilty

    WASHINGTON – Federal investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election charged President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and another aide, Rick Gates, with money laundering on Monday. , A third former Trump adviser, George Papadopoulos, pleaded guilty in early October to lying to the FBI, it was...

    Putin assassination plot suspect is wounded, wife killed near Kyiv
    Nov01

    Putin assassination plot suspect is wounded, wife killed near Kyiv

    A Chechen volunteer soldier who was accused of plotting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin was wounded and his wife killed on Monday when their car was strafed by gunfire near Kyiv.The apparent assassination was the latest involving high-profile figures in Ukraine who bitterly opposed Russia.It also threatened to further damage relations...

    Manafort spent millions on homes, rugs, clothes: court filing
    Nov01

    Manafort spent millions on homes, rugs, clothes: court filing

    WASHINGTON – Paul Manafort, the indicted former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, spent almost $1 million on eight rugs in two years and more than $1.3 million on clothes from shops in Beverly Hills, California, and New York City. , His lavish lifestyle – with homes in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Hamptons, Arlington, Virginia...

    Armen Ashotyan Delivers a Speech at Meeting of Euronest PA Committee on Political Affairs in Kiev
    Oct31

    Armen Ashotyan Delivers a Speech at Meeting of Euronest PA Committee on Political Affairs in Kiev

    On October 30, the Chairman of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan delivered a speech at the meeting of the Euronest PA Committee on Political Affairs, Human Rights and Democracy in Kiev, where he touched upon Armenia-EU … …read more Source:...

    Body recovered after Arctic helicopter crash: Norway
    Oct31

    Body recovered after Arctic helicopter crash: Norway

    OSLO: Norwegian authorities said Tuesday they had recovered the body of one of the eight people aboard a Russian helicopter that crashed in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago last week. The eight Russians, five crew members and three scientists, are all presumed dead. “One person was brought to the surface this morning. The body was lying...