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    Putin visits Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim
    Aug19

    Putin visits Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified the annexation of Crimea during a 2014 ceremony in Moscow © Pool/AFP / Sergei ChirikovMoscow, Russian Federation, Aug 19 – Russian President Vladimir Putin was on Friday visiting annexed Crimea to boost security measures there, just days after accusing Kiev of attempting an armed incursion into the...

    Context
    Aug19

    Context

    [ed.note: I wrote this post last night, prior to Paul Manafort’s resignation from the Trump campaign. His departure doesn’t change the story, if anything it tends to confirm it. But the rapidity and totality of his departure looks to me much more tied to his mounting legal trouble and efforts to protect Trump from those troubles than...

    Embattled Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Embattled Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns

    Paul Manafort has resigned as chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, under fire in connection with a Ukrainian corruption investigation and two days after being sidelined in a team reshuffle. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Putin, in Crimea, slams Ukraine ‘terror attacks’
    Aug19

    Putin, in Crimea, slams Ukraine ‘terror attacks’

    He calls the issue “alarming” but says the Kremlin does not intend to cut ties with Kiev. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin Appoints Education Minister As Envoy To Ukraine
    Aug19

    Putin Appoints Education Minister As Envoy To Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Dmitry Livanov as the president’s envoy on trade and economic ties with Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Embattled Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Embattled Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns

    NEW YORK – Paul Manafort resigned Friday as chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, under fire in connection with a Ukrainian corruption investigation and two days after being sidelined in a team reshuffle. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Trump’s campaign manager resigns
    Aug19

    Trump’s campaign manager resigns

    PAUL Manafort has resigned as chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, under fire in connection with a Ukrainian corruption investigation. …read more Source:...

    Vitvitsky on selection commission for Ukraine’s General Inspectorate
    Aug19

    Vitvitsky on selection commission for Ukraine’s General Inspectorate

    KYIV – Bohdan Vitvitsky, a Ukrainian-born corruption expert from New Jersey, has joined a selection commission that will choose members of a newly created General Inspectorate at the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine. The move is part of an overall drive to fix the nation’s deeply flawed prosecutorial and justice system....

    In Russia, 25 Years Since Failed Soviet Coup Go Largely Unmarked
    Aug19

    In Russia, 25 Years Since Failed Soviet Coup Go Largely Unmarked

    Few Russians are marking Friday’s 25th anniversary of a coup attempt which heralded the demise of the Soviet Union, a holiday ignored in official circles because of its revolutionary, anti-establishment nature. On August 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In...

    Donald Trump: Presidential candidate’s campaign chairman, Manafort resigns -statement
    Aug19

    Donald Trump: Presidential candidate’s campaign chairman, Manafort resigns -statement

    Manafort has also come under increased scrutiny in recent days over alleged ties with pro-Russian political groups in Ukraine. Paul Manafort resigned as chairman of U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump’s presidential campaign on Friday, days after he was effectively demoted in a shake-up of the campaign’s leadership.”This...