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    Ukraine Official: US Should Demand Access to Yanukovych in Manafort Case
    Nov01

    Ukraine Official: US Should Demand Access to Yanukovych in Manafort Case

    A top Ukrainian official says Russia should provide U.S. investigators with access to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia after his rule was toppled in Ukraine’s Maidan revolution of 2014. Dmitry Shymkiv, the deputy head of the administration of President Petro Poroshenko, said access to Yanukovych could prove...

    Putin assassination plot suspect wounded, wife killed in Ukraine
    Nov01

    Putin assassination plot suspect wounded, wife killed in Ukraine

    The apparent assassination was the latest involving high-profile figures in Ukraine who bitterly opposed Russia. …read more Source: Muscat...

    4 Jewish things you need to know about Catalonia
    Nov01

    4 Jewish things you need to know about Catalonia

    Independence supporters gather outside the Palau Catalan Regional Government Building in Barcelona, Oct. 30, 2017. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) (JTA) — After simmering for decades, national aspirations in the region of Catalonia in northeast Spain plunged that country into a major crisis with far-reaching international implications. The current...

    Manafort, Gates Indicted – But Not For Russian Shenanigans
    Nov01

    Manafort, Gates Indicted – But Not For Russian Shenanigans

    Two former senior Trump campaign staffers pled not guilty yesterday to evading taxes on millions of dollars over a period of years and a litany of other charges sought by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III that appear wholly unrelated to the alleged Russian intervention in last year’s election that he was commissioned to investigate. It...

    Wife of Chechen accused of plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin shot dead near Kyiv
    Nov01

    Wife of Chechen accused of plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin shot dead near Kyiv

    Amina Okuyeva was killed and her husband Adam Osmayev was wounded. The couple were fierce critics of Putin and escaped an assassination attempt in June …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Son of Ukraine’s interior minister is detained on charges
    Nov01

    Son of Ukraine’s interior minister is detained on charges

    Ukraine’s anti-corruption agency has detained the son of the nation’s interior minister on embezzlement charges. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Case for Sanctioning Putin’s Propagandists
    Nov01

    The Case for Sanctioning Putin’s Propagandists

    Last week, Moscow was shaken by a murder attempt on a journalist at the independent, liberal radio station Echo of Moscow. Tatiana Felgengauer, 32, miraculously survived after a man walked into the station’s Moscow studio and stabbed her in the neck.Vladimir Putin spoke up about the assault yesterday, describing it as the unfortunate but...

    Analysis | Paul Manafort’s ambition set the stage for his downfall
    Nov01

    Analysis | Paul Manafort’s ambition set the stage for his downfall

    WASHINGTON — In February 2016, after decades of lucrative paydays from foreign clients, Paul Manafort found himself at an inflection point. He was starting to give up hope of collecting millions of dollars owed to him by a Russian-aligned Ukrainian political party, and was straining to help his son-in-law salvage bad real estate investments. And...

    Two ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe, third pleads guilty
    Nov01

    Two ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe, third pleads guilty

    WASHINGTON – Federal investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election charged President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and another aide, Rick Gates, with money laundering on Monday. , A third former Trump adviser, George Papadopoulos, pleaded guilty in early October to lying to the FBI, it was...

    Putin assassination plot suspect is wounded, wife killed near Kyiv
    Nov01

    Putin assassination plot suspect is wounded, wife killed near Kyiv

    A Chechen volunteer soldier who was accused of plotting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin was wounded and his wife killed on Monday when their car was strafed by gunfire near Kyiv.The apparent assassination was the latest involving high-profile figures in Ukraine who bitterly opposed Russia.It also threatened to further damage relations...