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    Special counsel in Russia probe investigating $196,701 donation by Ukranian billionaire for a Trump appearance
    Apr10

    Special counsel in Russia probe investigating $196,701 donation by Ukranian billionaire for a Trump appearance

    April 10, 2018 10:00 AMWASHINGTON (NYTIMES) – The special counsel in an investigation into alleged collusion between US President Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russian agents is investigating a payment made to Mr Trump’s foundation by a Ukrainian steel magnate for a talk during the campaign, according to three people...

    Mueller probes Ukrainian oligarch’s $150K donation to Trump
    Apr10

    Mueller probes Ukrainian oligarch’s $150K donation to Trump

    Robert Mueller’s office is reportedly investigating a $150,000 donation that a Ukrainian billionaire made to President Trump’s charity in 2015. The Ukrainian oligarch, Victor Pinchuk, allegedly made the large donation in exchange for a 20-minute “appearance” that Trump made via video to a conference in Kiev, according to the New York...

    Mueller looking into $150K payment Ukrainian magnate made for Trump appearance: report
    Apr10

    Mueller looking into $150K payment Ukrainian magnate made for Trump appearance: report

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly looking into a payment that a Ukrainian steel magnate made to President Trump’s foundation in exchange for a 20-minute video appearance to a conference.The New York Time… …read more Source: The...

    US intelligence-gathering aircraft are flying over the Black Sea more and more — and Russia is responding
    Apr10

    US intelligence-gathering aircraft are flying over the Black Sea more and more — and Russia is responding

    Online flight tracking suggests increase in missions flown by U.S. manned and unmanned aircraft near Crimea. …read more Source: Business...

    China’s Xi to U.N. Chief: ‘We Need to Be Pushing for’ Global Governance
    Apr10

    China’s Xi to U.N. Chief: ‘We Need to Be Pushing for’ Global Governance

    Chinese communist leader Xi Jinping met United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Beijing this weekend and reportedly urged the leader to further promote “global governance” to solve the world’s problems. …read more Source:...

    Russian stocks, ruble and oligarchs’ wealth all take a hit in wake of U.S. sanctions
    Apr09

    Russian stocks, ruble and oligarchs’ wealth all take a hit in wake of U.S. sanctions

    Russia began to feel the pinch from the latest round of U.S. sanctions Monday as the ruble dropped nearly 2% against the dollar and stocks took their biggest drop since the world reacted to Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. Russia’s top stock indexes, Mossbirge and the RTS, dropped by 9% and almost… …read more Source: Los...

    Nord Stream 2 Going Full Throttle Despite Ukraine’s Protests, US Threats
    Apr09

    Nord Stream 2 Going Full Throttle Despite Ukraine’s Protests, US Threats

    Ukraine’s efforts to prevent the implementation of Nord Stream 2 appears to be nothing more than a tempest in a teapot as the project continues to move forward. On April 5 Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada adopted a resolution “on the inadmissibility of construction of the North Stream 2 gas pipeline and the Russian Federation’s monopoly...

    African Migrants in Limbo After Israel Nixes Resettlement Plan
    Apr09

    African Migrants in Limbo After Israel Nixes Resettlement Plan

    Uncertainty reigns for African migrants in Israel a week after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu abandoned a plan to resolve the country’s refugee crisis, just one day after announcing it. In the agreement with the United Nations’ refugee agency, half of Israel’s roughly 32,500 African migrants would have remained in the country...

    PICS: Topless protester a former ‘Cosby Show’ actress and activist
    Apr09

    PICS: Topless protester a former ‘Cosby Show’ actress and activist

    NORRISTOWN – The topless protester who leaped over a barricade and ran toward Bill Cosby at the start of his sexual assault retrial on Monday is an actress who appeared on the comedian’s family sitcom “The Cosby Show” as a child. Nicolle Rochelle, a member of European feminist group Femen, which is known for staging...

    Naftogaz CEO: Russia’s Nord Stream 2 would threaten Ukraine
    Apr09

    Naftogaz CEO: Russia’s Nord Stream 2 would threaten Ukraine

    In an interview with DW’s Zhanna Nemtsova, Andriy Kobolyev argues against Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany. The CEO of Ukraine’s state-owned Naftogaz says the project is “against the interests of Europe.” …read more Source: Deutsche...