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    Mueller Grand Jury Investigating Top DC Lobbyists
    Nov03

    Mueller Grand Jury Investigating Top DC Lobbyists

    WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation. …read more Source:...

    $1.5 Billion I.P.O. for Firm Controlled by Putin Ally Tied to Manafort
    Nov03

    $1.5 Billion I.P.O. for Firm Controlled by Putin Ally Tied to Manafort

    The listing is one of the largest by a Russian company since the Kremlin drew international condemnation and sanctions by annexing Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: The New York...

    Assassinations, abductions show Kremlin’s war on Ukraine extends beyond borders of Donbas
    Nov03

    Assassinations, abductions show Kremlin’s war on Ukraine extends beyond borders of Donbas

    KYIV – A day after an Odesa-born medic and sniper of Chechen heritage who fought in the Donbas war was fatally shot, the Security Service of Ukraine detained the alleged Kremlin-guided assassin of one of their own high-ranking officials. It was the latest reminder for this war-weary country of 42.5 million people that the conventional battle in...

    The Serbs Fighting For Separatists In Ukraine
    Nov03

    The Serbs Fighting For Separatists In Ukraine

    The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) says there are some 300 Serbs fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. They appear to motivated by a nationalist agenda stressing traditional links between Russia and Serbia. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service/Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anne Applebaum speaks at Harvard seminar about the Holodomor
    Nov03

    Anne Applebaum speaks at Harvard seminar about the Holodomor

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Anne Applebaum spoke to a packed auditorium at Harvard University’s Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS) on the topic “The Holodomor Reconsidered: The Bolshevik Revolution and the Ukrainian Famine.” The talk was part of a retrospective series of special events...

    Autumn brings fresh persecutions in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Nov03

    Autumn brings fresh persecutions in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Despite Western diplomatic efforts and sanctions against Russia, Moscow continues to attack and put pressure on the last vestiges of organized political and social opposition in Crimea, which Russia illegally annexed from Ukraine in early 2014. Indeed, September and October brought renewed persecution on the peninsula. The latest wave of...

    Washington is a city for sale
    Nov03

    Washington is a city for sale

    What do General Michael Flynn, President Donald J Trump’s first National Security Advisor, Paul Manafort, Trump’s erstwhile campaign chief, and Tony Podesta, the lobbyist and brother of Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chief, John Podesta, have in common? They have all been accused of taking money from dodgy dictators to...

    Ex-Chief of Military Police Detained in Ukraine
    Nov03

    Ex-Chief of Military Police Detained in Ukraine

    The Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia said Megis Kardava would be extradited under Ukrainian legislation. …read more Source:...

    What new Russia investigation charges could mean for Trump
    Nov03

    What new Russia investigation charges could mean for Trump

    (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) Five months into Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of cooperation between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia during the 2016 election, Americans are seeing the first legal maneuvers in the case. Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates surrendered...

    AP source: Mueller’s probe draws in Democrat, Republican
    Nov03

    AP source: Mueller’s probe draws in Democrat, Republican

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...