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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russian general ID’d ordering actions before downing of MH17
    Dec09

    Russian general ID’d ordering actions before downing of MH17

    A semi-retired Russian three-star general oversaw the cross-border movements of a rocket launcher used to bring down a passenger jet in 2014 over eastern Ukraine, killing all aboard, an investigation by a team of reporting outlets has found. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    U.S. Special Counsel Mueller filing shows Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order | Reuters
    Dec09

    U.S. Special Counsel Mueller filing shows Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order | Reuters

    WASHINGTON (Reuters on Friday ) – U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller late on Friday unveiled a trove of evidence against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to convince a judge that he violated a gag order by ghost-writing an article to bolster his public image The post U.S. Special Counsel Mueller filing...

    Mikheil Saakashvili arrested for second time in Kiev
    Dec09

    Mikheil Saakashvili arrested for second time in Kiev

    Detention of Ukraine opposition leader threatens to spark more anti-Poroshenko protests …read more Source: Financial...

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing
    Dec09

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing

    Newly unsealed documents show that Paul Manafort had an integral role in editing an op-ed written by a pro-Russia Ukrainian operative. The discovery prompted special counsel Robert Mueller to pull out of a bail agreement his office reached with Manafort’s lawyers. The court filings show that Manafort did more than just read the draft op-ed...

    Dissident Who Was Snatched Back By Supporters In Ukraine Is Arrested Again
    Dec09

    Dissident Who Was Snatched Back By Supporters In Ukraine Is Arrested Again

    This time former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili wasn’t rescued from a police van, as he was earlier this week. The stateless politician was taken to a police station.(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP) …read more Source:...

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing
    Dec09

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing

    Newly unsealed documents show that Paul Manafort had an integral role in editing an op-ed written by a pro-Russia Ukrainian operative. The discovery prompted special counsel Robert Mueller to pull out of a bail agreement his office reached with Manafort’s lawyers. The court filings show that Manafort did more than just read the draft op-ed...

    Ukraine president denies hampering anti-graft efforts
    Dec09

    Ukraine president denies hampering anti-graft efforts

    VILNIUS/KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko denied on Friday interfering with the work of law enforcement bodies investigating corruption and he urged such agencies to refrain from playing politics. Ukrainian authorities this week have faced accusations of deliberately sabotaging anti-corruption reforms, which are a key condition for...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...

    Saakashvili: Ex-Georgia leader detained by police in Kiev
    Dec09

    Saakashvili: Ex-Georgia leader detained by police in Kiev

    Mikheil Saakashvili’s detention comes days after he was freed from police custody by his supporters. …read more Source:...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...