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    Trump campaign chief resigns amid pro-Russia scandal
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chief resigns amid pro-Russia scandal

    Chairman of Republican candidate’s presidential bid is probed by Ukraine over millions allegedly paid for lobbying. …read more Source: AL...

    Putin flies into Crimea amid war games and tension
    Aug19

    Putin flies into Crimea amid war games and tension

    Vladimir Putin flew into annexed Crimea on Friday a day after staging war games there, and said he hoped Ukraine would see “common sense” when it came to resolving a diplomatic crisis over the peninsula. …read more Source: GMA News...

    Putin tones down rhetoric after Ukraine puts army on high alert for possible ‘full-scale Russian invasion’
    Aug19

    Putin tones down rhetoric after Ukraine puts army on high alert for possible ‘full-scale Russian invasion’

    Vladimir Putin sought to ease tensions after Ukraine warned of a possible “full-scale” invasion by Russia, even as he convened a meeting in Crimea to demand heightened security measures on the peninsula he annexed in 2014. It’s “obvious” that Ukraine carried out an attack in Crimea because it “doesn’t want to, or can’t for...

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
                            
                            
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    Aug19

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns [Video]

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Vladimir Putin blames Ukraine for sabotaging peace on Crimea trip
    Aug19

    Vladimir Putin blames Ukraine for sabotaging peace on Crimea trip

    The Russian president on a visit to Crimea Friday accused Ukraine of sabotaging the Minsk peace accords aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine. It was Vladimir Putin’s fifth visit to the region since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula in 2014, sparking a conflict that has so far claimed 9,500 lives, Sky News reported. The...

    Ukraine claims Russia smuggled new defense equipment across border; Putin arrives in Crimea
    Aug19

    Ukraine claims Russia smuggled new defense equipment across border; Putin arrives in Crimea

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian officials have said that Russia has secreted new air defense equipment and troops into the eastern part of the country from across the border, in an attempt to incre …read more Source: Big News...

    Putin criticizes Ukrainian government ‘sabotage’ attempt during visit to Crimea
    Aug19

    Putin criticizes Ukrainian government ‘sabotage’ attempt during visit to Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Crimea, the annexed territory that once belonged to Ukraine. His visit comes shortly after he accused the government in Kyiv of a military incursion into the territory. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Trump campaign emails reveal lobbying for Ukraine’s ex-ruling party; Trump, Pence visit Louisiana
    Aug19

    Trump campaign emails reveal lobbying for Ukraine’s ex-ruling party; Trump, Pence visit Louisiana

    WASHINGTON, U.S. – Newly discovered emails reveal that a covert lobbying operation was conducted by a firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign on behalf of Ukraine’s then ruling party, i …read more Source: Big News...

    Trump campaign chief Manafort resigns amid Ukraine probe
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chief Manafort resigns amid Ukraine probe

    Paul Manafort, campaign chairman for US presidential candidate Donald Trump, has resigned amid allegations linked to his work in Ukraine. Trump called him “a true professional.” …read more Source:...

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns
    Aug19

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns

    Paul Manafort served as a public relations adviser to former president Viktor Yanukovych from 2007 and 2012 © Getty/AFP/File / Chip SomodevillaNew York, United States, Aug 19 – Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, resigned Friday under fire over a Ukrainian corruption investigation and after being sidelined by a recent personnel...