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    FBI raid on ex-Trump aide’s home shows Russia probe intensifies
    Aug10

    FBI raid on ex-Trump aide’s home shows Russia probe intensifies

    WASHINGTON: A raid on the Virginia home of President Donald Trump’s former 2016 election campaign manager showed an investigation of possible ties between the campaign and Russia is intensifying and focused on the financial dealings of Trump associates, sources familiar with the probe said.Longtime political consultant and lobbyist Paul...

    Lithuanian customs crack international human trafficking ring
    Aug10

    Lithuanian customs crack international human trafficking ring

    Lithuanian border guards and their foreign colleagues have cracked an international human trafficking ring – the investigation found that the plotters aimed to bring Ukrainians currently in Lithuania to the United Kingdom for forced labor, reports LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Foreign mural artists make Almaty buildings bright and colourful
    Aug10

    Foreign mural artists make Almaty buildings bright and colourful

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Five artists from the United Kingdom, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Ukraine are creating monumental and decorative art in Almaty as part of International Mural Fest, giving them the chance to splash their inner colours out. Britain’s Fanakapan, known for...

    FBI agents searched ex-Trump campaign chair’s home
    Aug10

    FBI agents searched ex-Trump campaign chair’s home

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been a subject of a longstanding FBI investigation into his dealings in Ukraine and work for the country’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: The Times of...

    The Left’s Love Affair With the Bolshevik Revolution
    Aug10

    The Left’s Love Affair With the Bolshevik Revolution

    Exactly a century ago, the Bolsheviks came to power in Russia and began a reign of terror unprecedented in human history. What is the place of the Soviet Revolution and the communist ideology that inspired it in the American cultural imagination in 2017? American Reds, a 2016 documentary film about the American Communist Party (CPUSA) and its...

    US calls Putin visit to Georgia separatist region ‘inappropriate’
    Aug10

    US calls Putin visit to Georgia separatist region ‘inappropriate’

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday criticised a visit by President Vladimir Putin to the Russian-backed Abkhazia region of Georgia, calling it “inappropriate.” In 2008, Russia and Georgia fought a brief war over the region, which Putin visited on Tuesday, the anniversary of the start of the fighting. “The United States...

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister
    Aug10

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The blockade has been in place since early January. The activists — military veterans and lawmakers — claimed any trade with the self-proclaimed republics was illegal and described freight traffic coming from the east as smuggling. “The GDP [gross domestic product] grew by roughly 2.3 percent in the first quarter, down from the...

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister
    Aug10

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The blockade has been in place since early January. The activists — military veterans and lawmakers — claimed any trade with the self-proclaimed republics was illegal and described freight traffic coming from the east as smuggling. “The GDP [gross domestic product] grew by roughly 2.3 percent in the first quarter, down from the...

    FBI raided former Trump campaign manager’s home in Russia probe
    Aug10

    FBI raided former Trump campaign manager’s home in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON: A July FBI raid on the Virginia home of President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, confirmed on Wednesday, showed that a federal investigation of possible ties between Trump’s campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 US election was intensifying. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents executed a search warrant at...

    What Does the Manafort Raid Mean for Trump?
    Aug10

    What Does the Manafort Raid Mean for Trump?

    Jacob Heilbrunn Politics, North America Trump’s penchant for conflict, though, could cause him his biggest problems. All along the real vulnerability of those associated with the Trump campaign has less been collusion with Russia, which would be tricky to prove, but financial corruption, which may not. That scenario came to a head with the...