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    Russia: Ukraine trying to sabotage Minsk agreement
    Aug20

    Russia: Ukraine trying to sabotage Minsk agreement

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country is not planning to cut ties with Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug20

    Trump’s campaign chairman Paul 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...

    OSCE reports presence of heavy weapon near frontline in E. Ukraine
    Aug20

    OSCE reports presence of heavy weapon near frontline in E. Ukraine

    The Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said on Thursday it has recorded a presence of heavy weapons, which is banned under a current ceasefire deal, near the frontline in the eastern regions. …read more Source: China...

    Payment to Iran was used as ‘leverage’ for hostage release, admits State Department
    Aug20

    Payment to Iran was used as ‘leverage’ for hostage release, admits State Department

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The January release of American prisoners from Iran was accompanied by a $400 million payment, money the Islamic Republic had been owed for decades from a weapons sale that was never completed between the United States and Iran because of the revolution there. The Obama administration announced the payment at the time. But, lately,...

    New details emerge on possible payments to Paul Manafort by pro-Russian Ukrainian gov’t
    Aug20

    New details emerge on possible payments to Paul Manafort by pro-Russian Ukrainian gov’t

    Entries made in a secret ledger between 2007 and 2012 reveal multiple payments of over $1 million, but it’s unclear if those payments ever went through …read more Source:...

    FBI probing possible US ties to corruption by former Ukraine president – CNN
    Aug20

    FBI probing possible US ties to corruption by former Ukraine president – CNN

    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. …read more Source: Channel...

    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president – CNN
    Aug20

    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president – CNN

    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. …read more...

    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president: CNN
    Aug20

    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president: CNN

    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. …read more...

    Report: FBI, Justice Dept. Investigating Manafort As Part of Ukraine Probe
    Aug20

    Report: FBI, Justice Dept. Investigating Manafort As Part of Ukraine Probe

    Prosecutors at the FBI and the Justice Department are investigating the work of Paul Manafort’s firm as part of a probe into possible U.S. ties to alleged corruption of the former pro-Russian president of Ukraine, according to a new report. The wide-ranging investigation, detailed by CNN, is looking into whether U.S. companies and the...

    Putin visits annexed Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim
    Aug20

    Putin visits annexed Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim

    Putin chaired a meeting of his powerful security council in Crimea as he made his fifth visit to the strategic Black Sea peninsula since annexing it from Ukraine in March 2014. …read more Source: Hindustan...