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    More on the Michael Cohen Money Trail
    Apr19

    More on the Michael Cohen Money Trail

    Yesterday we noted that Michael Cohen grew up around the Brooklyn social club which served as the headquarters of the bosses of the Russian mob in the from the 1970s to the 1990s. Today we discussed the role of Cohen’s father-in-law Fima Shusterman, an immigrant from Ukraine. Shusterman had been in the taxi business for decades before Cohen...

    In historic shift, Berlin mulls tougher stance on Moscow
    Apr19

    In historic shift, Berlin mulls tougher stance on Moscow

    BERLIN – Germany’s Russlandversteher are back. An epithet to some, a badge of honor to others, the term literally translates as “Russia understander,” but connotes something closer to a “Russia sympathizer.” In Germany’s heated political climate, few words are as polarizing. As the West debates how far to go in confronting Russia over...

    Pompeo confirmation unlikely to happen before G7 ministers meeting
    Apr19

    Pompeo confirmation unlikely to happen before G7 ministers meeting

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland won’t have an equal American counterpart when she convenes a meeting of G7 foreign ministers on Sunday to discuss a broad range of international security issues, including Syria, Ukraine, Myanmar, Venezuela and the ongoing nuclear tension with North Korea. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Cohen-ology Pays Off After All
    Apr19

    Cohen-ology Pays Off After All

    Yesterday afternoon I had one of those epiphanies about a story I usually have no more than once every few years. It was partly triggered by details I put in this post about Michael Cohen. But it wasn’t about that alone. It was the sum of a dozen developments since the raid on Cohen’s homes and office last Monday. Starting over a year...

    Swarm of bees stops plane from taking off in Russia
    Apr19

    Swarm of bees stops plane from taking off in Russia

    There was a real buzz in the air…A flight from Moscow to Crimea’s Simferopol was delayed after a container of bees was accidently opened onboard, Russian media reports. As a result, the ai …read more Source: Big News...

    Trudeau, allies talk Russian cyberattacks during London intelligence briefing
    Apr18

    Trudeau, allies talk Russian cyberattacks during London intelligence briefing

    LONDON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined counterparts from Britain, Australia and New Zealand on Wednesday to present a united global front against the most pressing security challenges facing their countries and the international order. Top of the list: cyberattacks, particularly those conducted by Russia. The call to arms came as the four...

    Fred: Manchester United battle City for Brazilian star who they want to replace Pogba
    Apr18

    Fred: Manchester United battle City for Brazilian star who they want to replace Pogba

    Fred currently plays for Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine. Manchester United are ready to do battle with neighbours Manchester City to sign Brazilian midfielder Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos (Fred) from Shakhtar Donetsk.Fred has been a key performer for Shakhtar in the Ukranian first division since he moved from Brazilian side Internacional in...

    Russian market sell-off to push up inflation, cap economic recovery
    Apr18

    Russian market sell-off to push up inflation, cap economic recovery

    A sell-off in Russian markets triggered by the latest round of US sanctions may drive up inflation and cap an economic recovery this year, but the overall impact is expected to be limited for now.Investors’ initial reaction to the sanctions announced on April 6, targeting several major companies and individuals thought to have ties to...

    Struggling To Believe: Ukrainian Orthodox Church Under Pressure In Crimea
    Apr18

    Struggling To Believe: Ukrainian Orthodox Church Under Pressure In Crimea

    The Kyiv-based Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Crimea is on the brink of oblivion. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nikki Haley may go the way of Rex Tillerson
    Apr18

    Nikki Haley may go the way of Rex Tillerson

    AP/Jacquelyn Martin/Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump’s recent public undercutting of …read more Source:...