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    Putin Visits Crimea Amid Heightened Russia-Ukraine Tensions And Military Exercises
    Aug19

    Putin Visits Crimea Amid Heightened Russia-Ukraine Tensions And Military Exercises

    At a moment of heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Crimea Friday as military logistics exercises are underway. …read more Source: International Business...

    The Best And Worst Of Paul Manafort’s Failed Trump Pivot
    Aug19

    The Best And Worst Of Paul Manafort’s Failed Trump Pivot

    Paul Manafort, who made his name (and fortune) as a career power lobbyist, political consultant to dictators, and veteran Republican operative, seems to have finally met his match in Donald Trump. With news that Manafort resigned from the campaign on Friday, less than three months before Election Day, after being sidelined in favor of new hires...

    Putin blasts Ukraine tensions
    Aug19

    Putin blasts Ukraine tensions

    Moscow accuses Kiev of armed incursion in Crimea …read more Source: Financial...

    Have Assault Rifle (Replica), Will Travel: Kalashnikov Opens Shop At Moscow Airport
    Aug19

    Have Assault Rifle (Replica), Will Travel: Kalashnikov Opens Shop At Moscow Airport

    Forget duty-free vodka and “matryoshka” dolls: Travelers looking for a last-minute souvenir of Russia can now pick up an assault rifle — well, a plastic replica — before heading for flights out of Moscow’s main airport. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Paul Manafort quits Donald Trump’s campaign
    Aug19

    Paul Manafort quits Donald Trump’s campaign

    Republican nominee’s campaign chairman resigns amid reports about his connection to pro-Russian political forces in Ukraine. …read more Source: Arutz...

    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 even as he convened a meeting in Crimea to demand heightened security measures on the peninsula he annexed in 2014 …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border
    Aug19

    Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border

    by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2016 Russia has amassed 40,000 troops along with a number of tanks, armored vehicles and air force units in staging areas near the Ukraine border, the Pentagon said. Additionally, “large numbers of Russian military forces will conduct exercises in the coming days that Pentagon officials say could be used as […]...

    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:...

    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...

    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...