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    Majority Leader to colleagues last June: ‘Putin is paying Trump.’ Paul Ryan: ‘Shut up! Shut up!’
    May18

    Majority Leader to colleagues last June: ‘Putin is paying Trump.’ Paul Ryan: ‘Shut up! Shut up!’

    The Washington Post has a new blockbuster that puts the whole of the House Republican leadership into complicity with popular vote loser Donald Trump and his Russia ties, but mostly Speaker Paul Ryan. The Post notes that when Ryan and McCarthy were asked for comment, their spokespeople denied it ever happened—“Brendan Buck, a spokesman for Ryan,...

    Robert Mueller Will Serve as Special Counsel on Russia
    May18

    Robert Mueller Will Serve as Special Counsel on Russia

    Updated on May 17 at 6:43 p.m.The Department of Justice has named Robert Mueller, the former director of the FBI, as a special prosecutor to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election and ties between the Trump administration and Russia.The Justice Department made the announcement Wednesday at 6 p.m., following 10 days of political...

    Ukraine shelves corruption bill angering West
    May18

    Ukraine shelves corruption bill angering West

    Kiev: Ukrainian lawmakers bowed on Wednesday to International Monetary Fund pressure and shelved a highly-controversial bill that critics feared would have defanged the former Soviet republic’s vital fight against corruption. The decision to rework legislation that Kiev’s Western allies said was meant to protect top politicians and...

    Why EU May Soon ‘Abandon Visa-Free Regime’ With Ukraine
    May18

    Why EU May Soon ‘Abandon Visa-Free Regime’ With Ukraine

    “Six months or one year later, a huge number of Ukrainians will come to the EU countries. They will strive for the states with lax control systems, like Spain, Portugal, Italy,” the expert said. According to Ben, the majority of Ukrainians will go to Europe not on tourist trips, but rather to find a job, including on illegal labor markets. “They...

    LPP suffers PLN 117 mln Q1 net loss
    May17

    LPP suffers PLN 117 mln Q1 net loss

    WSE-listed fashion retailer LPP posted a PLN 117 million net loss in Q1 confirming preliminary results, down from PLN 65.5 million the year before. Revenues amounted to PLN 1.36 billion, a 16 percent increase y/y. Lfl sales grew by 4.6 percent, with the best results recorded in Hungary, Ukraine and Czechia. Gross margin for the… This content is...

    Trump’s Interests vs. America’s, Toronto Tower Edition
    May17

    Trump’s Interests vs. America’s, Toronto Tower Edition

    President Donald Trump’s properties around the world bring with them business partners from around the world. Several of these ties have already come under scrutiny: A Trump-branded tower in Baku, Azerbaijan, put him in business with allegedly corrupt officials who are themselves connected with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, for example,...

    Merkel meets Russian-German migrants amid fake news worries
| Reuters
    May17

    Merkel meets Russian-German migrants amid fake news worries | Reuters

    By Andrea Shalal | BERLIN BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel met leaders of the three million-strong community of Germans with ties to Russia on Wednesday, amid concerns over their susceptibility to “fake news” items in the run-up to a national election in September.German officials worry that some members of that community may be...

    Rob Quist’s millionaire Republican opponent has an ISIS problem
    May17

    Rob Quist’s millionaire Republican opponent has an ISIS problem

    The Republican running for Montana’s lone congressional seat has—believe it or not—an ISIS problem, like so many millionaires must. How can they know where all their millions are going? In this case, to a company that has done business with the world’s uber-terror group. Greg Gianforte, the millionaire GOP contender for...

    Visa-free regime between EU and Ukraine to enter into force in coming weeks
    May17

    Visa-free regime between EU and Ukraine to enter into force in coming weeks

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    The Little Girls Orphaned By Ukraine’s War
    May17

    The Little Girls Orphaned By Ukraine’s War

    Whoever in Washington D.C. is responsible for thinking about how to end the violent conflict between Russia and Ukraine, they should read about the tragedy that happened to three families in the Donbas region this past weekend. at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...