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    FBI Investigating U.S. Ties To Alleged Corruption By Former Ukraine President
    Aug20

    FBI Investigating U.S. Ties To Alleged Corruption By Former Ukraine President

    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.The broad-based...

    Manafort’s Lobbying Firm Hires Outside Counsel To Look Into Ukraine Activities
    Aug20

    Manafort’s Lobbying Firm Hires Outside Counsel To Look Into Ukraine Activities

    WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 directing a covert Washington lobbying operation that would have required him under federal law to disclose...

    US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia
    Aug20

    US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia

    WASHINGTON: US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in a phone call urged a speedy resolution to the conflict with pro-Russian separatists amid a spike in tensions with Moscow, the White House said. Biden and Poroshenko “expressed concern over the recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where ceasefire...

    Ukraine at a Crossroads: Could Putin Lose His Job Over Mishandling the Crisis?
    Aug20

    Ukraine at a Crossroads: Could Putin Lose His Job Over Mishandling the Crisis?

    Anti-government protestors in Euromaidan Square, Kiev February 21, 2014 One of the unintended consequences of Great Britain’s Brexit vote is that the European Community has put any future expansion of its membership on hold. Kiev had signed the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement on June 27, 2014, with high hopes that it would...

    Ukraine takes pro-separatists seriously, prepares for Russian invasion
    Aug20

    Ukraine takes pro-separatists seriously, prepares for Russian invasion

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian government has announced intentions to roll out martial law or start a fresh round of recruitment of soldiers in view of increasing tensions with Russia.“If t …read more Source: Big News...

    What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday
    Aug20

    What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday

    Day 15 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, soccer, basketball, golf, boxing, volleyball and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): TRACK AND FIELD Fresh off winning the 10 kilometer race in dramatic fashion , British standout Mo Farah is looking for his second double when the 5K sets off at 9:30 p.m. Farah...

    Trump adviser hailed Putin in a meeting with PM Modi: report
    Aug20

    Trump adviser hailed Putin in a meeting with PM Modi: report

    A little-known foreign policy adviser of Donald Trump had praised Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi had with US experts and think tanks in Washington in June, according to a media report. Such a meeting between Modi and top American foreign policy experts and think tanks representing both the Clinton...

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns
    Aug20

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns

    Donald Trump sought to reboot his flagging presidential bid Friday, dismissing his tainted campaign chairman, seeking to broaden his shrinking support base by appealing to black voters and visiting flood-ravaged Louisiana. The resignation of the seasoned Republican strategist Paul Manafort — under fire for his pro-Kremlin ties and role in a...

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Urge End to Conflict With Pro-Russian Forces
    Aug20

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Urge End to Conflict With Pro-Russian Forces

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called Friday for a resolution in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. A White House statement said Biden and Poroshenko spoke by telephone and “expressed deep concern over the recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where cease-fire...

    Bangladesh turns to Black Sea region for wheat as India supply fades
    Aug20

    Bangladesh turns to Black Sea region for wheat as India supply fades

    Grain millers in Bangladesh are boosting their wheat purchases from Russia and Ukraine as cargoes from key exporter India fade due to a supply squeeze in that country. …read more Source:...