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    Politics: Report: Russian bank whose CEO met secretly with Jared Kushner helped finance Trump’s Toronto hotel
    May17

    Politics: Report: Russian bank whose CEO met secretly with Jared Kushner helped finance Trump’s Toronto hotel

    A Russian state-owned bank under US sanctions helped financed the construction of the president's 65-story Trump International Hotel and Tower, a new report said. A Russian state-owned bank under US sanctions, whose CEO met with President Donald Trump’s son-in-law in December, helped financed the construction of the president’s...

    Politics: These are the major hotspots where the US military is deployed
    May17

    Politics: These are the major hotspots where the US military is deployed

    In total, about 69,300 soldiers are assigned to Pacom, 41,990 soldiers in Centcom, 34,520 soldiers in Eucom, and 9,150 soldiers assigned to Africom. The US military has over 1.3 million men and women on active duty, with more than 450,000 of them stationed overseas. Many of these stationed service members perform training exercises and other...

    WSJ: Toronto Hotel Deal Now Part Of Probe Into Trump Ties To Russia
    May17

    WSJ: Toronto Hotel Deal Now Part Of Probe Into Trump Ties To Russia

    For the first time, President Donald Trump’s Canadian real estate dealings have been identified as another area of interest for U.S. federal investigators probing ties between Russia and Trump and his associates. The connections between the Toronto deal and Russia are indirect and opaque but investigators appear to be zeroing in on the...

    Montana GOP Candidate Owns Stake In Company Accused Of Paying Off ISIS
    May17

    Montana GOP Candidate Owns Stake In Company Accused Of Paying Off ISIS

    A Republican congressional candidate owns a stake in a French-Swiss cement company accused of making payments to the Islamic State militant group in Syria, according to financial disclosures HuffPost reviewed. Greg Gianforte, the millionaire GOP contender for Montana’s open seat in the House, reported owning $47,066 worth of shares in...

    Russia dismisses Ukraine’s cyberattack allegation
    May17

    Russia dismisses Ukraine’s cyberattack allegation

    Allegations saying that Russia carried out a supposed cyberattack on Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko’s website are absolutely groundless, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. …read more Source: Iran...

    Ukraine puts brakes on corruption bill angering West
    May17

    Ukraine puts brakes on corruption bill angering West

    Italian ambassador Davide La Cecilia tweeted Monday that the G7 was “concerned about the substance” of the proposed legislation and the “risk to the fight against corruption”. …read more Source: World...

    Russia dismisses Ukraine’s cyberattack allegation
    May17

    Russia dismisses Ukraine’s cyberattack allegation

    The Kremlin rules out an allegation made by Ukraine that Moscow was behind a cyberattack against the government in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    East Invest announces extension of Business Support Organisations
    May17

    East Invest announces extension of Business Support Organisations

    The East Invest 2 project has initiated new training visits to the EU for representatives of Business Support Organisations (BSOs) from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Representatives from chambers of commerce, employers’ federations, business and professional associations, as … …read more Source:...

    Putin rushes to Trump’s defense, laments US infighting
    May17

    Putin rushes to Trump’s defense, laments US infighting

    MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin rushed Wednesday to defend U.S. President Donald Trump from criticism over sharing classified information with Moscow, issuing a strongly worded statement that reflected the degree of the Russian leader’s frustration with the Washington infighting that has thwarted Kremlin hopes for a detente. Trump’s...

    Ukraine puts brakes on corruption bill angering West (AFP)
    May17

    Ukraine puts brakes on corruption bill angering West (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s lawmakers Wednesday put the brakes on a bill that has triggered concern from its Western allies for hampering anti-corruption efforts in the graft-riddled former Soviet republic. …read more Source: The West...