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    Massive change needed to fix what’s broken in stumbling Ukraine
    Apr20

    Massive change needed to fix what’s broken in stumbling Ukraine

    There were high hopes in Ukraine after the 2014 Maidan Revolution, where “people power” put a pro-Russian president to flight. Three years later, those hopes have pretty much been dashed, a result of the failure of the government of President Petro Poroshenko to rein in corruption and the corrosive effects … …read more...

    Today We Learned That Manafort Has ‘Millions’ Tied Up Because Of A Money Laundering Count
    Apr20

    Today We Learned That Manafort Has ‘Millions’ Tied Up Because Of A Money Laundering Count

    At a hearing Thursday morning, Paul Manafort’s attorneys made a dense and heady argument that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s money laundering count against their client should be thrown out — and, in doing so, gave us a hint of what might be driving this particular request. One of Manafort’s attorneys, Richard Westling, told...

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ
    Apr19

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had “back channels” to Russians trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, a lawyer for the Department of Justice told a judge on Thursday. “He had long-standing ties to Russia-backed politicians,” Michael Dreeben, a lawyer for the...

    Russia, NATO military chiefs meet in Azerbaijan
    Apr19

    Russia, NATO military chiefs meet in Azerbaijan

    Russia’s top military officer has met with his NATO counterpart, the first such encounter since relations between Moscow and the alliance have sunk to post-Cold War lows over the Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source: FOX...

    Judge raises doubts on Mueller appointment order
    Apr19

    Judge raises doubts on Mueller appointment order

    A federal judge raised doubts Thursday about the scope of the order used to appoint special counsel Robert Mueller to probe alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.During a two-and-a-half hour hearing in one of Mueller’s criminal cases against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman...

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ
    Apr19

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had “back channels” to Russians trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, a lawyer for the Department of Justice told a judge on Thursday. “He had long-standing ties to Russia-backed politicians,” Michael Dreeben, a lawyer for the...

    Russian, NATO Generals Hold Rare Face-to-Face Meeting
    Apr19

    Russian, NATO Generals Hold Rare Face-to-Face Meeting

    The head of Russia’s military general staff and NATO’s supreme allied commander held a rare face-to-face meeting Thursday to try to ease the worst East-West tensions since the Cold War. U.S. Army General Curtis Scaparrotti and Valery Gerasimov met in Baku, Azerbaijan, less than a week after the United States, Britain and France staged...

    Manafort Wants More DOJ Records About Scope Of Mueller Probe
    Apr19

    Manafort Wants More DOJ Records About Scope Of Mueller Probe

    Paul Manafort wants to see more records of conversations between Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on the scope of the Russia probe. Manafort lawyer Kevin Downing argued for that they and the court were entitled to additional Justice Department records in a sometimes contentious federal court hearing...

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ
    Apr19

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ

    This story is developing. Refresh for updates. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had “back channels” to Russians trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, a lawyer for the Department of Justice told a judge on Thursday. “He had long-standing ties to Russia-backed...

    Rare glimpse of Assad family ties to Russia in kids’ stay at seaside camp
    Apr19

    Rare glimpse of Assad family ties to Russia in kids’ stay at seaside camp

    27 min 4 sec agoSEVASTOPOL, Crimea – News that Russia hosted the teenage children of Bashar al-Assad …read more Source:...