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    Russia rehearses swiftly moving military hardware to Crimea
    Aug19

    Russia rehearses swiftly moving military hardware to Crimea

    Russian naval and land forces have practiced swiftly moving military hardware and troops to annexed Crimea as part of a logistics exercise which foreshadows much larger war games there next month, the Russian Defence Ministry said. The training exercise comes at a time of heightened tension between Russia and Ukraine after Moscow accused Kiev of...

    Emails Suggest Trump Advisers Waged Pro-Russian Covert Campaign
    Aug19

    Emails Suggest Trump Advisers Waged Pro-Russian Covert Campaign

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s then-ruling political party, attempting to sway American public opinion in favor of the country’s pro-Russian government, emails obtained by The Associated Press show. Paul Manafort...

    Ukrainian MP offers more details on alleged payments to Trump campaign chief
    Aug19

    Ukrainian MP offers more details on alleged payments to Trump campaign chief

    A Ukrainian lawmaker on Friday divulged more details of what he said were payments made to Donald Trump’s campaign chief in the US presidential race by the political party of the Kremlin-backed former Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovich. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine details alleged payments to Trump aide from pro-Russians (AFP)
    Aug19

    Ukraine details alleged payments to Trump aide from pro-Russians (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian authorities have released details of payments worth million of dollars that US presidential campaign hopeful Donald Trump’s campaign chief allegedly received from Kiev’s former Russian-backed leaders. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine details payments allegedly earmarked for Trump aide
    Aug19

    Ukraine details payments allegedly earmarked for Trump aide

    Bureau released 19 pages of the logs which contain 22 line-item entries …read more Source: Gulf...

    Why Did Donald Trump Demote Paul Manafort? More Pro-Russian Party Allegations Emerge As Ukraine Calls For Investigation
    Aug19

    Why Did Donald Trump Demote Paul Manafort? More Pro-Russian Party Allegations Emerge As Ukraine Calls For Investigation

    Paul Manafort is not having a good week. A Ukrainian lawmaker called for a graft probe to be launched against Republican nominee Donald Trump’s campaign chairman over nearly $13 million worth of payments intended for him from the party of deposed former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russia’s Putin blames Ukraine for sabotaging peace accords
    Aug19

    Russia’s Putin blames Ukraine for sabotaging peace accords

    MOSCOW (AP) ” 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… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia Rehearses Swiftly Moving Military Hardware to Crimea
    Aug19

    Russia Rehearses Swiftly Moving Military Hardware to Crimea

    By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters)–Russian naval and land forces have practiced swiftly moving military hardware and troops to annexed Crimea as part of a logistics exercise which foreshadows much larger war games there next month, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The training exercise comes at a time of heightened tension between Russia and...

    Ukraine Details Payments Allegedly Earmarked for Trump Aide
    Aug19

    Ukraine Details Payments Allegedly Earmarked for Trump Aide

    Once-secret accounting documents of Ukraine’s pro-Kremlin party were released on Friday, purporting to show payments of $12.7 million earmarked for Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. A news agency reported earlier this week that Paul Manafort helped Ukraine’s Party of Regions secretly route at least $2.2 million to two Washington...

    Putin, in Crimea, condemns ‘terrorist attacks’ by Ukraine
    Aug19

    Putin, in Crimea, condemns ‘terrorist attacks’ by Ukraine

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