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    OSCE reports presence of heavy weapon near frontline in E. Ukraine
    Aug20

    OSCE reports presence of heavy weapon near frontline in E. Ukraine

    The Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said on Thursday it has recorded a presence of heavy weapons, which is banned under a current ceasefire deal, near the frontline in the eastern regions. …read more Source: China...

    New details emerge on possible payments to Paul Manafort by pro-Russian Ukrainian gov’t
    Aug20

    New details emerge on possible payments to Paul Manafort by pro-Russian Ukrainian gov’t

    Entries made in a secret ledger between 2007 and 2012 reveal multiple payments of over $1 million, but it’s unclear if those payments ever went through …read more Source:...

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

    FBI probing 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...

    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president – CNN
    Aug20

    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president – CNN

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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...

    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president: CNN
    Aug20

    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president: CNN

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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...

    Report: FBI, Justice Dept. Investigating Manafort As Part of Ukraine Probe
    Aug20

    Report: FBI, Justice Dept. Investigating Manafort As Part of Ukraine Probe

    Prosecutors at the FBI and the Justice Department are investigating the work of Paul Manafort’s firm as part of a probe into possible U.S. ties to alleged corruption of the former pro-Russian president of Ukraine, according to a new report. The wide-ranging investigation, detailed by CNN, is looking into whether U.S. companies and the...

    Putin visits annexed Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim
    Aug20

    Putin visits annexed Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim

    Putin chaired a meeting of his powerful security council in Crimea as he made his fifth visit to the strategic Black Sea peninsula since annexing it from Ukraine in March 2014. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    The Atlantic Daily: Manafort, Lochte, and Other Bad Reputations
    Aug20

    The Atlantic Daily: Manafort, Lochte, and Other Bad Reputations

    What We’re FollowingNo Man Is a Fortress: Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, stepped down today following a scandal over his involvement with a pro-Russian political regime in Ukraine. Manafort, a 40-year campaign veteran, was once expected to make Trump’s operation more professional; now, it’s up to Trump...

    Manafort out amid scrutiny of covert lobbying campaign
    Aug20

    Manafort out amid scrutiny of covert lobbying campaign

    The sudden resignation Friday of Donald Trump’s campaign chairman put renewed emphasis on revelations about his past work on behalf of Ukraine’s pro-Russian political leaders, including his firm’s role… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    The Atlantic  Politics & Policy Daily: The Manafortress Crumbles
    Aug20

    The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: The Manafortress Crumbles

    Today in 5 LinesPaul Manafort resigned as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. Florida Governor Rick Scott confirmed that Miami Beach has local transmission of the Zika virus, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its Zika travel warning to the area. The White House announced President Obama will travel to Baton Rouge,...