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    Donald Trump’s relentless fixer: The many mysterious doings of Michael Cohen
    Mar09

    Donald Trump’s relentless fixer: The many mysterious doings of Michael Cohen

    Stormy Daniels; Michael Cohen (Credit: AP/Damairs Carter/Andrew Harnik) If there is one person lurking around the shadows of every Trump scandal, it would be his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, known as the Tom Hagen of the Trump family, only with much less class and dignity than the original consigliere of “Godfather” fame. Back in 2011 ABC News...

    204th anniversary of Taras Shevchenko
    Mar09

    204th anniversary of Taras Shevchenko

    Taras Shevchenko is the same for Ukrainians as Hovhannes Tumanyan for Armenians. Today is the 204th anniversary of the famous Ukrainian poet. Every year the Ukrainian community in Armenia gathers near the monument of Shevchenko, presenting his works. The head of the Ukrainian community in Armenia Anna Harutyunyan said: “Shevchenko connects...

    Mueller tight-lipped as media leaks shape Russia narrative
    Mar09

    Mueller tight-lipped as media leaks shape Russia narrative

    Special counsel Robert Mueller and his prosecutors aren’t talking to the media, but still the leaks keep coming. In the past two weeks, anonymously sourced news reports have said the top federal Russia investigator is preparing to indict Russians for hacking Democratic emails in 2016; focusing on why one of President Donald Trump’s...

    CPJ alarmed as Azeri opposition journalist battered in Kiev, faces extradition to Baku
    Mar09

    CPJ alarmed as Azeri opposition journalist battered in Kiev, faces extradition to Baku

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    DefMin Fifor: Grecia, Romania’s important ally; new cooperation agreement between defence ministries
    Mar09

    DefMin Fifor: Grecia, Romania’s important ally; new cooperation agreement between defence ministries

    Greece is an important ally of Romania in the region, Romanian National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor said on Friday, in a joint press statement with Hellenic Republic Minister of Defence Panos Kammenos. The two officials had talks at the National Defence Ministry (MApN) on Friday, followed by the signing of an agreement between the Defence...

    Mueller tight-lipped as media leaks shape Russia narrative
    Mar09

    Mueller tight-lipped as media leaks shape Russia narrative

    Special counsel Robert Mueller and his prosecutors aren’t talking to the media, but still the leaks keep coming. In the past two weeks, anonymously sourced news reports have said the top federal Russia investigator is preparing to indict Russians for hacking Democratic emails in 2016; focusing on why one of President Donald Trump’s...

    Prisoner-Exchange Organizer Detained Near East Ukraine War Zone
    Mar09

    Prisoner-Exchange Organizer Detained Near East Ukraine War Zone

    An NGO head who has negotiated exchanges of captives in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, Volodymyr Ruban, has been detained by Ukrainian authorities on suspicion of smuggling, authorities said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko threatens Moscow with ‘total destruction’
    Mar09

    Poroshenko threatens Moscow with ‘total destruction’

    Russia will face a total annihilation for all its alleged misdeeds and disrespect for international law, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said, amid an escalated dispute between Russia’s Gazprom and Ukraine’s Naftogaz. “Russia does not respect the law and does not respect the court’s decisions,” Poroshenko complained in what...

    Former Trump campaign chairman Manafort to be tried for tax evasion
    Mar09

    Former Trump campaign chairman Manafort to be tried for tax evasion

    Alexandria, Virginia – President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman will face trial in Virginia before he faces trial in the District of Columbia. A federal judge in Alexandria on Thursday set a July 10 trial date for Paul Manafort. A grand jury there indicted Manafort on charges that he hid from the Internal Revenue Service tens...

    Journalist faces extradition from Ukraine to Azerbaijan, fears for his safety
    Mar09

    Journalist faces extradition from Ukraine to Azerbaijan, fears for his safety

    Ukrainian authorities should allow Fikret Huseynli, a journalist of Azerbaijani origin and a Dutch national, to leave the country safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Unknown assailants on March 5 attacked Huseynli, a correspondent for the independent online … …read more Source:...