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    Paul Manafort Resigns from Trump Campaign
    Aug19

    Paul Manafort Resigns from Trump Campaign

    Paul Manafort is resigning from his position as chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, after a series of news reports shed light on his ties to a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine. Robert Costa, a reporter for the Washington Post, first reported the news on social media, citing a close associate of Manafort. “This morning...

    Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. In a statement issued as he arrived in Louisiana to tour the flood-ravaged state, Trump said Manafort offered his resignation Friday morning. The billionaire called Manafort “a true professional.” “I...

    Thanks A Lot, Paul!!!
    Aug19

    Thanks A Lot, Paul!!!

    Okay, I was up pretty late last night working on a post about Manafort, Ukraine, efforts to launder pilfered money out of Ukraine and into US real estate. But it’s all pretty incendiary and I was trying to piece it all together and figured … you know, I need to sleep on this and go over it again in the morning. Now, alas, probably...

    Larry King got $225,000 to interview Viktor Yanukovych’s PM, says Ukraine politician
    Aug19

    Larry King got $225,000 to interview Viktor Yanukovych’s PM, says Ukraine politician

    Fresh details emerge from ‘black ledger’ detailing alleged secret payments from former ruling Party of Regions to US, including to Trump strategist Paul ManafortThe TV host Larry King accepted $225,000 (£173,000) to interview Ukraine’s prime minister, according to a politician investigating a “black ledger” detailing alleged...

    Russia’s Putin Blames Ukraine for Sabotaging Peace Accords
    Aug19

    Russia’s Putin Blames Ukraine for Sabotaging Peace Accords

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the Ukrainian government of sabotaging peace accords for the country’s east during a visit to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula Russia annexed in 2014.A conflict in eastern Ukraine between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    Trump advisers led covert influence campaign for pro-Russia party
    Aug19

    Trump advisers led covert influence campaign for pro-Russia party

    Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena, Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) WASHINGTON – A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s...

    Putin hopes Ukraine sees common sense in diplomatic crisis
    Aug19

    Putin hopes Ukraine sees common sense in diplomatic crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday flew into Crimea, which was reunited with Russia in 2014, and said he hoped Ukraine would see common sense when it came to resolving a diplomatic crisis with Russia sparked by allegations of a terror plot on the peninsula. …read more Source: Iran...

    Putin Visits Crimea Amid Military Buildup On Ukraine Border
    Aug19

    Putin Visits Crimea Amid Military Buildup On Ukraine Border

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine are heating up even more as President Vladimir Putin landed in Crimea on Friday to meet with his security council just after Moscow announced it’s putting advanced anti-aircraft missiles there.Over the last week, the number of heavy weapons deployed near the front lines in eastern Ukraine has doubled,...

    Putin arrives in Crimea after Ukraine incursion claims: agencies
    Aug19

    Putin arrives in Crimea after Ukraine incursion claims: agencies

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday arrived in annexed Crimea, Russian news agencies reported, days after he accused Kiev of attempting an armed incursion into the peninsula. Putin is to chair a meeting of his powerful security council in Crimea and visit a youth forum on his fifth visit to the strategic Black Sea peninsula since annexing...

    Donald Trump’s campaign chief Paul Manafort quits amid Ukraine scandal
    Aug19

    Donald Trump’s campaign chief Paul Manafort quits amid Ukraine scandal

    Paul Manafort has quit as campaign chair for Republican candidate Donald Trump, amid a snowballing scandal over his links to Ukrainian politics. …read more Source:...