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    Ex-Georgia president arrested again in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgia president arrested again in Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, was arrested in Kiev, Ukraine on Friday, three days after his supporters freed him from a police van. …read more Source: United Press...

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day
    Dec09

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day

    PORTLAND, Ore. – For the first time in its history, the Oregon legislature designated the fourth Saturday in November – November 25, 2017 – as Holodomor Remembrance Day in the state. This legislation was introduced at the request of the local Ukrainian American community – another first in the history of the state. It was passed unanimously by...

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili On Hunger Strike After Ukraine Arrest
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili On Hunger Strike After Ukraine Arrest

    Supporters of former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili, angered at his detention, attend a rally outside a detention centre in Kiev late on December 8, 2017. PHOTO: Genya SAVILOV / AFP Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by...

    Brewing threat of worsening tensions between Poroshenko and Avakov
    Dec09

    Brewing threat of worsening tensions between Poroshenko and Avakov

    In late October, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) detained the internal affairs minister’s son, Oleksandr Avakov. Allegedly, he was indicted in a corruption scheme that cost the Ukrainian budget over 14 million hrv (about $520,000 U.S.). The younger Avakov and two other senior officials at the Ministry of Internal...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili on hunger strike after Ukraine arrest
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili on hunger strike after Ukraine arrest

    …read more Source: Al-Manar TV

    Poroshenko Denies Interfering With Ukraine’s Anticorruption Efforts
    Dec09

    Poroshenko Denies Interfering With Ukraine’s Anticorruption Efforts

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he has not interfered in the work of state anticorruption agencies, comments that come amid mounting domestic and foreign pressure over Kyiv’s commitment to combating graft. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New documents show prosecutors tracking Manafort’s edits
    Dec09

    New documents show prosecutors tracking Manafort’s edits

    Prosecutors for special counsel Robert Mueller are revealing they know every word Paul Manafort changed in an opinion piece about his involvement in Ukrainian politics. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Former Georgian president goes on hunger strike after Ukraine arrest
    Dec09

    Former Georgian president goes on hunger strike after Ukraine arrest

    The 49-year-old denounced the “false accusations” against him …read more Source: Khaleej...

    Georgia’s ex-President Saakashvili detained in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Georgia’s ex-President Saakashvili detained in Ukraine

    Georgia s third President Mikheil Saakashvili who is charged with several crimes in Georgia has been detained by Ukrainian security forces last night in Kiev If confirmed the former president will face 3 5 years in prison for the charges …read more Source:...

    Did Paul Manafort Violate the Judge’s Gag Order?
    Dec09

    Did Paul Manafort Violate the Judge’s Gag Order?

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors filed evidence late Friday afternoon to demonstrate that Paul Manafort violated a court-mandated gag order by contributing to an op-ed defending himself in a Ukrainian newspaper. In a 41-page filing, prosecutors argue that Manafort, who is on trial for charges including money laundering and...