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    Ukrainian protesters accuse prosecutors of abetting corruption
    Aug17

    Ukrainian protesters accuse prosecutors of abetting corruption

    Ukrainian activists Wednesday held a protest in central Kiev accusing the country’s powerful prosecutors of obstructing a newly formed national agency that has exposed massive official corruption …read more Source: The Daily...

    In Major Shake-Up, Trump Hires Breitbart Exec and Citizens United Propagandist Bannon to Lead Campaign
    Aug17

    In Major Shake-Up, Trump Hires Breitbart Exec and Citizens United Propagandist Bannon to Lead Campaign

    Stephen K. Bannon is best known as the writer/director of such films as ‘Torchbearer,’ which features scenes of horrific violence. In what is being billed as a major campaign shake-up, Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has hired Breitbart News Executive Chairman from AlterNet on Steven K. Bannon and his recent movie,...

    Trump’s Reshuffle
    Aug17

    Trump’s Reshuffle

    NEWS BRIEF Donald Trump has hired a senior executive from Breitbart News and promoted a campaign adviser to a top position in an effort to jump-start his presidential campaign, which has been foundering in recent days.Under the changes announced Wednesday, Stephen Bannon, Breitbart’s executive chairman, will become chief executive of the...

    Donald Trump campaign chair tied to pro-Russia party in Ukraine
    Aug17

    Donald Trump campaign chair tied to pro-Russia party in Ukraine

    Paul Manafort’s work on behalf of parties aligned with Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin have been cast in a new light. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Detains Uzbek Accused Of Fighting With Separatists
    Aug17

    Ukraine Detains Uzbek Accused Of Fighting With Separatists

    Authorities in Ukraine say they have detained an Uzbek citizen believed to have been fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bulgaria Issues Travel Warning for Ukraine
    Aug17

    Bulgaria Issues Travel Warning for Ukraine

    The foreign ministry in Sofia has advised Bulgarian citizens travelling to Ukraine to avoid sites of public gatherings in view of “heightened public tensions” and protests in major Ukrainian cities. The ministry on Wednesday recommended to Bulgarian citizens visiting Ukraine to carry always their passports with them and by no means leave...

    Trump shakes up campaign; names CEO, campaign manager
    Aug17

    Trump shakes up campaign; names CEO, campaign manager

    By Caren Bohan U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump moved to overhaul his troubled campaign on Wednesday, hiring the head of conservative website Breitbart News as chief executive officer and promoting a seasoned political operative to a senior role. Stephen Bannon, the combative executive chairman of Breitbart, was named CEO, the...

    AP Sources: Manafort Tied To Undisclosed Foreign Lobbying
    Aug17

    AP Sources: Manafort Tied To Undisclosed Foreign Lobbying

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. Read More → …read...

    The Power Vertical: The Putin Doctrine (Transcript)
    Aug17

    The Power Vertical: The Putin Doctrine (Transcript)

    Eight years ago, Georgia’s government apparently started a war with Russia — even though Georgian troops never left Georgian territory. Two and a half years ago, the Ukrainian people apparently star …read more Source: Big News...

    Trump shakes up senior campaign staff: reports
    Aug17

    Trump shakes up senior campaign staff: reports

    Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally on August 16, 2016 in West Bend, Wisconsin © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / Darren HauckWashington, United States, Aug 17 – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has again shaken up his senior campaign staff, appointing a conservative website executive and a pollster to...