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    Trump advisers Manafort, Gates lobbied covertly on behalf of pro-Russia Ukraine party
    Aug19

    Trump advisers Manafort, Gates lobbied covertly on behalf of pro-Russia Ukraine party

    A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s ruling political party, attempting to sway American public opinion in favor of the country’s pro-Russian government, emails obtained by The Associated Press show. Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick...

    Ukraine Releases More Details on Payments for Trump Aide
    Aug19

    Ukraine Releases More Details on Payments for Trump Aide

    The revelations also point to an outsize role for a former senior member of a pro-Russian party in directing money to Republican and Democratic lobbyists. …read more Source: The New York...

    Manafort’s man in Kiev
    Aug19

    Manafort’s man in Kiev

    In an effort to collect previously undisclosed millions of dollars he’s owed by an oligarch-backed Ukrainian political party, Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been relying on a trusted protégé whose links to Russia and its Ukrainian allies have prompted concerns among Manafort associates, according to people who...

    Trump’s campaign advisers exposed as former foreign agents
    Aug19

    Trump’s campaign advisers exposed as former foreign agents

    Paul Manafort’s firm orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s ruling political party from 2012 to 2014. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Donald Trump advisers conducted pro-Russia influence campaign
    Aug19

    Donald Trump advisers conducted pro-Russia influence campaign

    A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s pro-Russian ruling political party. …read more Source: Global...

    Trump advisers Manafort, Gates waged covert campaign for previous Ukraine rulers
    Aug19

    Trump advisers Manafort, Gates waged covert campaign for previous Ukraine rulers

    A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s ruling political party. …read more Source:...

    Lithuania snubs pro-Kremlin pop star
    Aug19

    Lithuania snubs pro-Kremlin pop star

    VILNIUS: Lithuania has denied entry to a Russian pop singer known for his patriotic songs and his pro-Kremlin stance on the Ukraine conflict, officials said on Thursday, underscoring tensions with Moscow in the Baltic region. Border guards stopped 65-year-old Oleg Gazmanov late on Wednesday at Vilnius airport after he arrived from Moscow with a...

    Ukraine warns of ?full-scale Russian invasion?
    Aug19

    Ukraine warns of ?full-scale Russian invasion?

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he could not rule out a full-scale Russian invasion after the military reported the worst violence in the pro-Moscow separatist east for a year. Military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said insurgent attacks had doubled from the previous day as tensions between Kiev and Moscow soared...

    Did the New York Times get played in Paul Manafort scoop?
    Aug19

    Did the New York Times get played in Paul Manafort scoop?

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: As a journalist and writer, I have spent a great deal of time in Kiev, Ukraine. Last fall, I was introduced to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and its head, Artem Sytnyk, former chief investigator of the Kiev Oblast. I spent an hour visiting with his team … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russian embargo costs Ukraine up to $1 billion
    Aug19

    Russian embargo costs Ukraine up to $1 billion

    Ukraine’s economy is expected to lose nearly 1 billion dollar this year due to trade restrictions imposed by Russia. …read more Source:...