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    Ukrainians accuse prosecutors of abetting corruption
    Aug18

    Ukrainians accuse prosecutors of abetting corruption

    KIEV: Ukrainian activists on Wednesday held a protest in central Kiev accusing the country’s powerful prosecutors of obstructing a newly formed national agency that has exposed massive official corruption. Some 100 protesters gathered outside the office of prosecutor-general Yuri Lutsenko holding posters saying: “Lutsenko, don’t...

    Ukraine prosecutor: Paul Manafort’s name appears in secret ledger
    Aug18

    Ukraine prosecutor: Paul Manafort’s name appears in secret ledger

    Trump campaign chairman says he didn’t take cash from pro-Russian party of the former Ukrainian president; but Ukraine’s anti-corruption prosecutor says Monafort’s name appears in a cash ledger 12 times …read more Source:...

    Trump campaign chairman listed in big money payouts from Ukraine
    Aug18

    Trump campaign chairman listed in big money payouts from Ukraine

    Investigators in Ukraine are looking into a ledger that apparently shows millions of dollars of payouts to Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort in the last few years. Monafort’s name is listed in a ledger of payments from the party of former president Viktor Yanukovycht. Manafort has said he didn’t take cash, but...

    Chairman of Trump campaign linked to U.S. lobbying on behalf of former Ukrainian president
    Aug18

    Chairman of Trump campaign linked to U.S. lobbying on behalf of former Ukrainian president

    The Associated Press reports that political consultant Paul Manafort, the chairman of Republican candidate Donald Trump’s U.S. presidential campaign, may have helped former Ukrainian President Viktor …read more Source: Big News...

    Clinton campaign: Bring on Breitbart
    Aug18

    Clinton campaign: Bring on Breitbart

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager on Wednesday excoriated Donald Trump’s latest campaign hires — an unusually aggressive attack on staffers from a campaign that has purposefully retreated into the background in recent weeks as its rival has self-immolated.Hours after Trump announced that Steve Bannon, a top executive at the...

    After Crimea ‘Incursions,’ Russia and Ukraine Step Back From All-Out War
    Aug17

    After Crimea ‘Incursions,’ Russia and Ukraine Step Back From All-Out War

    KYIV, Ukraine—In a familiar cycle of brinksmanship, Russia and Ukraine once again edged toward the brink of open war last week, only for the bellicose rhetoric and military posturing to dissipate rapidly, leaving the conflict in eastern Ukraine no closer to a long-term solution. Russia’s successor spy agency to the KGB, the Federal Security...

    NZ faced tough talks in Russia on Ukraine, Syria and Helen Clark
    Aug17

    NZ faced tough talks in Russia on Ukraine, Syria and Helen Clark

    New Zealand urged Russia to do more on international conflict and discussed trade sanctions over tensions in Ukraine, during bilateral talks this week. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s campaign chief linked to secret foreign lobbying, sources say
    Aug17

    Trump’s campaign chief linked to secret foreign lobbying, sources say

    Paul Manafort apparently helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Caster Semenya divides opinion in Rio Olympic debut
    Aug17

    Caster Semenya divides opinion in Rio Olympic debut

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Olympic Games is running into a storm of controversy involving Caster Semenya, the favorite in the women’s 800 meters. The South African, the unwilling face of track’s ethical and medical dilemma over women with high levels of testosterone, sharply divides opinion — even among fellow competitors. After...

    Trump overhauls campaign team again as Clinton surges
    Aug17

    Trump overhauls campaign team again as Clinton surges

    NEW YORK, Aug 17, 2016 (AFP) – Donald Trump on Wednesday shook up his campaign team for the second time in two months, fending off suggestions that his presidential run is in crisis as polls show Hillary Clinton cruising towards victory.The Republican White House nominee, who is tanking in swing states to his Democratic rival, hired a news...