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    Mikheil Saakashvili arrested for second time in Kiev
    Dec09

    Mikheil Saakashvili arrested for second time in Kiev

    Detention of Ukraine opposition leader threatens to spark more anti-Poroshenko protests …read more Source: Financial...

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing
    Dec09

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing

    Newly unsealed documents show that Paul Manafort had an integral role in editing an op-ed written by a pro-Russia Ukrainian operative. The discovery prompted special counsel Robert Mueller to pull out of a bail agreement his office reached with Manafort’s lawyers. The court filings show that Manafort did more than just read the draft op-ed...

    Dissident Who Was Snatched Back By Supporters In Ukraine Is Arrested Again
    Dec09

    Dissident Who Was Snatched Back By Supporters In Ukraine Is Arrested Again

    This time former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili wasn’t rescued from a police van, as he was earlier this week. The stateless politician was taken to a police station.(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP) …read more Source:...

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing
    Dec09

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing

    Newly unsealed documents show that Paul Manafort had an integral role in editing an op-ed written by a pro-Russia Ukrainian operative. The discovery prompted special counsel Robert Mueller to pull out of a bail agreement his office reached with Manafort’s lawyers. The court filings show that Manafort did more than just read the draft op-ed...

    Ukraine arrests opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili

    Saakashvili has pushed to galvanize opposition to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and other government figures he contends are corrupt …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Saakashvili: Ex-Georgia leader detained by police in Kiev
    Dec09

    Saakashvili: Ex-Georgia leader detained by police in Kiev

    Mikheil Saakashvili’s detention comes days after he was freed from police custody by his supporters. …read more Source:...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...

    Protesters gather in Kiev after police recapture former Georgia leader Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Protesters gather in Kiev after police recapture former Georgia leader Saakashvili

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian police recaptured the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili on Friday, prompting further protests in central Kiev by his supporters who freed him from police custody earlier this week. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the adamant opposition leader who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship four months ago, was arrested in Ukraine’s capital …read more Source: ABC...

    Manafort involved in drafting op-ed defending his Ukrainian work: court papers
    Dec09

    Manafort involved in drafting op-ed defending his Ukrainian work: court papers

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was heavily involved in the drafting of an op-ed defending his consulting work in Ukraine, which prosecutors argue violated a court order barring him from making his case in th… …read more Source: The...