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    U.S. Envoy Volker Says UN Peacekeeping Mission Needed In Ukraine
    Dec09

    U.S. Envoy Volker Says UN Peacekeeping Mission Needed In Ukraine

    U.S. Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker said a UN peacekeeping mission is necessary to protect monitors of the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Speaking on the sidelines of a Vienna meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on December 8, he said that without a...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was arrested in Ukraine late Friday, days after his supporters freed him from a police van in Kiev. Ukraine’s prosecutor-general, Yuriy Lutsenko, said in a post on his Facebook page that “everything was done to avoid bloodshed” and that Saakashvili, who has been accused of forming a “criminal...

    A Sideshow and a Showdown in Kyiv
    Dec09

    A Sideshow and a Showdown in Kyiv

    This week, with much of the world’s attention diverted to Washington and Jerusalem, Kyiv has been home to some high-stakes political drama of its own. Since Tuesday, Ukraine’s capital has been roiled by a pair of intense confrontations: one a personalistic clash of wills playing out across rooftops, amid mobs, and in full view of the...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was arrested in Ukraine late Friday, days after his supporters freed him from a police van in Kiev. Ukraine’s prosecutor-general, Yuriy Lutsenko, said in a post on his Facebook page that “everything was done to avoid bloodshed” and that Saakashvili, who has been accused of forming a “criminal...

    U.N. report highlights deaths,  humanitarian crisis in Donbas war
    Dec09

    U.N. report highlights deaths, humanitarian crisis in Donbas war

    KRAMATORSK-AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine – As the shelling renewed at 3 p.m. less than an hour before dusk, women were still calmly seen carrying grocery bags, and an unmarked school bus was shuttling children home through an armed checkpoint. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    New documents show prosecutors tracking Manafort’s edits
    Dec09

    New documents show prosecutors tracking Manafort’s edits

    Prosecutors for special counsel Robert Mueller are revealing they know every word Paul Manafort changed in an opinion piece about his involvement in Ukrainian politics. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Saakashvili defiant as police clash  with supporters at Kyiv protest camp
    Dec09

    Saakashvili defiant as police clash with supporters at Kyiv protest camp

    KYIV – Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president turned Ukrainian opposition leader, has vowed that he will continue to resist arrest after his supporters dramatically freed him from custody in Kyiv. Facing a deadline to turn himself in to the authorities later in the day, Mr. Saakashvili told supporters at a protest camp near parliament...

    New Filing And TPM Exclusive Emails Show Manafort’s Involvement In Op-Ed
    Dec09

    New Filing And TPM Exclusive Emails Show Manafort’s Involvement In Op-Ed

    The extent of Paul Manafort’s alleged involvement in ghostwriting an op-ed favorable to him has become much clearer from a new court filing submitted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team Friday afternoon and emails about the op-ed provided to TPM by the man who claims to be its author: a former Ukrainian government publicist, Oleg...

    How “America First” Turns Into “America Last”
    Dec09

    How “America First” Turns Into “America Last”

    In the first year of Donald Trump, Amerikakritik, a pseudo-academic euphemism for anti-Americanism, has finally made it into the Duden, the German version of the OED. Of course, there is no such thing as anti-Americanism in polite German society; “we are just against this or that U.S. policy/president,” runs the standard disclaimer. In the...

    New Filing And TPM Exclusive Emails Show Manafort’s Involvement In Op-Ed
    Dec09

    New Filing And TPM Exclusive Emails Show Manafort’s Involvement In Op-Ed

    The extent of Paul Manafort’s alleged involvement in ghostwriting an op-ed favorable to him has become much clearer from a new court filing submitted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team Friday afternoon and emails about the op-ed provided to TPM by the man who claims to be its author: a former Ukrainian government publicist, Oleg...