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    In Russia, 25 Years Since Failed Soviet Coup Go Largely Unmarked
    Aug19

    In Russia, 25 Years Since Failed Soviet Coup Go Largely Unmarked

    Few Russians are marking Friday’s 25th anniversary of a coup attempt which heralded the demise of the Soviet Union, a holiday ignored in official circles because of its revolutionary, anti-establishment nature. On August 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In...

    Donald Trump: Presidential candidate’s campaign chairman, Manafort resigns -statement
    Aug19

    Donald Trump: Presidential candidate’s campaign chairman, Manafort resigns -statement

    Manafort has also come under increased scrutiny in recent days over alleged ties with pro-Russian political groups in Ukraine. Paul Manafort resigned as chairman of U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump’s presidential campaign on Friday, days after he was effectively demoted in a shake-up of the campaign’s leadership.”This...

    Putin visits Crimea as Ukraine prepares for an invasion
    Aug19

    Putin visits Crimea as Ukraine prepares for an invasion

    Ed AdamczykSEVASTOPOL, Crimea, Aug. 19 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Crimea comes as Ukraine warns it is preparing for an escalation in hostilities between the two countries. …read more Source: United Press...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of a campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. In a statement issued as he arrived in Louisiana to tour the flood-ravaged state, Trump said Manafort offered his resignation Friday morning. The billionaire called Manafort “a true...

    Ukraine at 25: Leaders in Ukraine share their thoughts
    Aug19

    Ukraine at 25: Leaders in Ukraine share their thoughts

    KYIV – On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s re-establishment of independence, The Ukrainian Weekly asked some of the country’s decision makers and opinion leaders, politicians and civil society leaders, to share their thoughts about where the country is headed. Ukraine’s economy is still on shaky ground as the...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena, Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in...

    Paul Manafort Resigns from Trump Campaign
    Aug19

    Paul Manafort Resigns from Trump Campaign

    Paul Manafort is resigning from his position as chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, after a series of news reports shed light on his ties to a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine. Robert Costa, a reporter for the Washington Post, first reported the news on social media, citing a close associate of Manafort. “This morning...

    Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. In a statement issued as he arrived in Louisiana to tour the flood-ravaged state, Trump said Manafort offered his resignation Friday morning. The billionaire called Manafort “a true professional.” “I...

    Thanks A Lot, Paul!!!
    Aug19

    Thanks A Lot, Paul!!!

    Okay, I was up pretty late last night working on a post about Manafort, Ukraine, efforts to launder pilfered money out of Ukraine and into US real estate. But it’s all pretty incendiary and I was trying to piece it all together and figured … you know, I need to sleep on this and go over it again in the morning. Now, alas, probably...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns over revelations about Ukraine work
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns over revelations about Ukraine work

    Paul Manafort, the embattled chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign who has been under fire in connection with a Ukrainian corruption investigation, tendered his resignation on Friday. …read more Source: South China Morning...