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    Embattled Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Embattled Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns

    Paul Manafort has resigned as chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, under fire in connection with a Ukrainian corruption investigation and two days after being sidelined in a team reshuffle. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Putin, in Crimea, slams Ukraine ‘terror attacks’
    Aug19

    Putin, in Crimea, slams Ukraine ‘terror attacks’

    He calls the issue “alarming” but says the Kremlin does not intend to cut ties with Kiev. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin Appoints Education Minister As Envoy To Ukraine
    Aug19

    Putin Appoints Education Minister As Envoy To Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Dmitry Livanov as the president’s envoy on trade and economic ties with Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Embattled Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Embattled Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns

    NEW YORK – Paul Manafort resigned Friday as chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, under fire in connection with a Ukrainian corruption investigation and two days after being sidelined in a team reshuffle. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Putin visits Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim
    Aug19

    Putin visits Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified the annexation of Crimea during a 2014 ceremony in Moscow © Pool/AFP / Sergei ChirikovMoscow, Russian Federation, Aug 19 – Russian President Vladimir Putin was on Friday visiting annexed Crimea to boost security measures there, just days after accusing Kiev of attempting an armed incursion into the...

    Context
    Aug19

    Context

    [ed.note: I wrote this post last night, prior to Paul Manafort’s resignation from the Trump campaign. His departure doesn’t change the story, if anything it tends to confirm it. But the rapidity and totality of his departure looks to me much more tied to his mounting legal trouble and efforts to protect Trump from those troubles than...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of a 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...

    Ukraine at 25: Leaders in Ukraine share their thoughts
    Aug19

    Ukraine at 25: Leaders in Ukraine share their thoughts

    KYIV – On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s re-establishment of independence, The Ukrainian Weekly asked some of the country’s decision makers and opinion leaders, politicians and civil society leaders, to share their thoughts about where the country is headed. Ukraine’s economy is still on shaky ground as the...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    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 – Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in...

    Vernyayev golden in parallel bars, Cheban in canoe sprint
    Aug19

    Vernyayev golden in parallel bars, Cheban in canoe sprint

    Gymanst Oleh Vernyayev won his second Olympic medal in Rio, with a decisive victory – and Ukraine’s first gold medal – in the parallel bars. The Ukrainian bested American silver medalist Danell Leyva by a score of 16.041-15.900 on August 16. Leyva nailed his final routine, putting him temporarily in first place until Vernyayev put […]...