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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Muller Breaches The Manafortress
    Oct30

    Muller Breaches The Manafortress

    Republican supporters of the president had better understand how much trouble Donald Trump might be in — this, because of the news from Robert Mueller’s office today. First, there is the Paul Manafort indictment, as reported by the NYT: Paul Manafort and his former business associate were indicted on Monday on money laundering, tax and...

    Eyewitnesses Ponder Real Reasons Behind Raid On Kyiv Nightclub, Question Excessive Force
    Oct30

    Eyewitnesses Ponder Real Reasons Behind Raid On Kyiv Nightclub, Question Excessive Force

    Eyewitnesses and human rights advocates say Ukrainian authorities used excessive force when they arrested 17 young clubgoers for drug possession and detained 32 others they described as draft dodgers in an early morning raid on a popular Kyiv nightclub. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Robert Mueller Is Just Getting Started
    Oct30

    Robert Mueller Is Just Getting Started

    With the release of his first indictments and a surprise plea deal on Monday morning, Special Counsel Robert Mueller sketched a partial outline of his team’s investigation into Russian electoral meddling and took control of a news narrative that had been increasingly dominated by his conservative critics.Legal experts said the court filings...

    Here is What I Saw at the Valdai Club Conference
    Oct30

    Here is What I Saw at the Valdai Club Conference

    Anatol Lieven Security, Eurasia The statements and exchanges at the conference regarding relations with the West were of the “he said, she said” variety that have become so drearily familiar over the years. The Valdai Club conference this year took place in an immense, usually empty hotel in the Caucasus Mountains above the town of Sochi. The...

    Former Trump campaign chief and official indicted on 12 criminal counts
    Oct30

    Former Trump campaign chief and official indicted on 12 criminal counts

    WASHINGTON —Special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian election interference has dramatically escalated, with authorities indicting former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and unsealing a plea deal with a foreign policy adviser who lied about meeting with Russia-linked contacts. The moves...

    Manafort’s Lawyer Calls Charges Against Him ‘Ridiculous’
    Oct30

    Manafort’s Lawyer Calls Charges Against Him ‘Ridiculous’

    A lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort said that charges against his client were “ridiculous” and stressed there was “no evidence” of collusion with the Russians. Speaking after Manafort pleaded not guilty in a federal court hearing on October 30, attorney Kevin Downing said...

    Ex-Trump aide Manafort charged with US tax fraud over Ukraine work
    Oct30

    Ex-Trump aide Manafort charged with US tax fraud over Ukraine work

    The charges stem from an inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential election. …read more Source:...

    Trump campaign aides charged in Mueller’s Russia probe
    Oct30

    Trump campaign aides charged in Mueller’s Russia probe

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian election interference has dramatically escalated, with authorities indicting former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and unsealing a plea deal with a foreign policy adviser who lied about meeting with Russia-linked contacts. The moves are the...

    Manafort attorney: No evidence client colluded with Russia
    Oct30

    Manafort attorney: No evidence client colluded with Russia

    The attorney for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort said on Monday there was no evidence Manafort colluded with the Russian government while working for the campaign and in fact his work on behalf of Ukraine had ended two years earlier …read more Source: The Daily...

    Manafort indicted; ex-Trump aide pleads in Russia probe
    Oct30

    Manafort indicted; ex-Trump aide pleads in Russia probe

    Washington – President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former Manafort business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on felony charges of conspiracy against the United States, acting as an unregistered foreign agent, and several other financial counts involving tens of millions of dollars routed...