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    Wild week: Trump caps major staff reshuffle as campaign chief Manafort quits after revelations about Ukraine dealings
    Aug20

    Wild week: Trump caps major staff reshuffle as campaign chief Manafort quits after revelations about Ukraine dealings

    Donald Trump’s US presidential campaign sealed a major staff reshuffle with the resignation on Friday of its campaign chairman, and the Republican nominee tried to end weeks of upheaval to focus on beating Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    FBI probes possible US ties to corruption by former Ukraine president – CNN
    Aug20

    FBI probes possible US ties to corruption by former Ukraine president – CNN

    The FBI and U.S. Justice Department are investigating possible U.S. ties to alleged corruption involving the former president of Ukraine, including the work of firms headed by political operatives Paul Manafort and Tony Podesta, CNN reported on Friday, citing multiple U.S. law enforcement officials. …read more Source: Channel...

    DC Firm Questions Its Ties to Ukraine Group Linked to Manafort
    Aug20

    DC Firm Questions Its Ties to Ukraine Group Linked to Manafort

    A prominent Washington lobbying firm has hired investigators to determine whether it was improperly working with pro-Russian Ukrainian politicians who also employed Paul Manafort, the former chairman of Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. The Podesta Group said Friday that it had hired a law firm to examine its relationship...

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss Ukraine crisis
    Aug20

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss Ukraine crisis

    US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have discussed a recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Rio 2016 | 4x400m Relay: Poor performance by India as women finish 7th and men disqualified in Heats
    Aug20

    Rio 2016 | 4x400m Relay: Poor performance by India as women finish 7th and men disqualified in Heats

    Indian athletics contingent rounded off their dismal show in the Rio Olympics with a below-par effort from the 4x400m relay quartets, which saw them crash out of their respective heats in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. The women’s team finished seventh in their Heats even as the men’s team faced embarrassment of being disqualified....

    Debate: Russian President Putin’s visit to Crimea
    Aug20

    Debate: Russian President Putin’s visit to Crimea

    This episode of The Debate discusses Vladimir Putin’s visit to Crimea. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Downplays Russian Force Build-Up; Urges Restraint From Kyiv, Moscow
    Aug20

    U.S. Downplays Russian Force Build-Up; Urges Restraint From Kyiv, Moscow

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged both Russia and Ukraine to show restraint one day after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned he could not rule out “a full-scale Russian invasion.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin says Russia not to break relations with Ukraine
    Aug20

    Putin says Russia not to break relations with Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Moscow has no intention of cutting relations with Kiev. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-08/19/c_135615881.htm target=_blank title="Putin says Russia not to break relations with Ukraine”...

    Results of MH17 criminal probe out next month: Dutch prosecutors
    Aug20

    Results of MH17 criminal probe out next month: Dutch prosecutors

    Initial results from a criminal probe into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn Ukraine two years ago will be revealed next month, Dutch prosecutors said Friday. …read more Source: GMA News...

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns
    Aug20

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns

    Donald Trump sought to reboot his flagging presidential bid Friday, dismissing his tainted campaign chairman, seeking to broaden his shrinking support base by appealing to black voters and visiting flood-ravaged Louisiana. The resignation of the seasoned Republican strategist Paul Manafort — under fire for his pro-Kremlin ties and role in a...