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    Sergei Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea
    Aug15

    Sergei Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (AP photo) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday appealed for calm after a flare-up with Ukraine over the annexed Crimea peninsula …read more Source: The Indian...

    Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe, The New York Times reports
    Aug15

    Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe, The New York Times reports

    Corruption investigators in Ukraine say an illegal, off-the-books payment network earmarked US$12.7 million in cash payments for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort, The New York Times reported on Monday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Trump struggles for a campaign reset
    Aug15

    Trump struggles for a campaign reset

    New revelations about the foreign financial ties of Donald Trump’s campaign chairman are threatening to steal the thunder from the Republican presidential nominee’s much-hyped foreign policy speech, adding to the turmoil that has engulfed his presidential bid.Paul Manafort on Monday blasted a New York Times report that detailed secret...

    Trump aide's name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe – report
    Aug15

    Trump aide's name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe – report

    Corruption investigators in Ukraine say an illegal, off-the-books payment network earmarked $12.7 million in cash payments for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort, the New York Times reported Monday. …read more Source: GMA News...

    Why Russia’s Naval Exercise Off The Syrian Coast Is A Big Deal
    Aug15

    Why Russia’s Naval Exercise Off The Syrian Coast Is A Big Deal

    The Russian navy began on Monday an exercise in the eastern Mediterranean, off the coast of Syria, to test its ability to deal with “crisis situations caused by terrorist threats,” according to a statement by the Russian Defense Ministry.The live-fire exercise comes while Russian forces are actively involved in fighting in Syria,...

    Putin deploys Russia’s most advanced air-defence missiles in Crimea as alarm grows war is imminent
    Aug15

    Putin deploys Russia’s most advanced air-defence missiles in Crimea as alarm grows war is imminent

    World powers urged Russia and Ukraine to refrain from ratcheting up a confrontation over Crimea as Vladimir Putin bolstered the disputed peninsula’s military …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukrainian investigators find Trump’s campaign chief listed in off-the-books ‘black ledger’
    Aug15

    Ukrainian investigators find Trump’s campaign chief listed in off-the-books ‘black ledger’

    KIEV, Ukraine — On a leafy side street off Independence Square in Kiev is an office used for years by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, when he consulted for Ukraine’s ruling political party. His furniture and personal items were still there as recently as May. And Manafort’s presence remains elsewhere here in the...

    The Manafort Dossier
    Aug15

    The Manafort Dossier

    Donald Trump is scheduled to deliver what aides are billing as a major foreign-policy speech Monday afternoon, but his campaign is, yet again, already playing defense.In a major piece published Sunday evening, The New York Times delves into the work of Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in Ukraine. For years, Manafort worked for Viktor...

    Over 100 Ukrainian troops treated in Lithuania in 2 yrs  – The Baltic Times
    Aug15

    Over 100 Ukrainian troops treated in Lithuania in 2 yrs – The Baltic Times

    Rehabilitation services have been provided in Lithuania to over 100 injured Ukrainian troops since the beginning of military action in Ukraine…. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman denies receiving illegal payments for work in Ukraine
    Aug15

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman denies receiving illegal payments for work in Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Aug. 15 (UPI) — Paul Manafort, chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, denied he accepted cash payments while working on a Ukrainian political campaign. …read more Source: United Press...