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    Podesta Group’s Ties to Manafort Case Loom Larger in Mueller Probe
    Nov01

    Podesta Group’s Ties to Manafort Case Loom Larger in Mueller Probe

    The lobbying group co-founded by Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign chairman is in the crosshairs of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, being mentioned indirectly Monday in the 12-count indictment of President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager. The Podesta Group has been identified in news reports as...

    Chechen accused of plotting to kill Putin wounded near Kiev, wife killed
    Nov01

    Chechen accused of plotting to kill Putin wounded near Kiev, wife killed

    A Chechen volunteer soldier who was accused of plotting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin was wounded and his wife killed Monday when their car was strafed by gunfire near the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. …read more Source: France...

    Russian Foreign Minister Warns About Attempts to Sabotage Gas Project
    Nov01

    Russian Foreign Minister Warns About Attempts to Sabotage Gas Project

    Foreign Minister, Serguei Lavrov, has warned today on some attempts by the European Union (EU) to sabotage the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline, to demand more control over the project. Moscow.- We are concerned by the attempts of some forces in the EU to abort the energy dialogue between that regional bloc and our country, Lavrov...

    Putin assassination plot suspect wounded, wife killed in Ukraine
    Nov01

    Putin assassination plot suspect wounded, wife killed in Ukraine

    The apparent assassination was the latest involving high-profile figures in Ukraine who bitterly opposed Russia. …read more Source: Muscat...

    4 Jewish things you need to know about Catalonia
    Nov01

    4 Jewish things you need to know about Catalonia

    Independence supporters gather outside the Palau Catalan Regional Government Building in Barcelona, Oct. 30, 2017. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) (JTA) — After simmering for decades, national aspirations in the region of Catalonia in northeast Spain plunged that country into a major crisis with far-reaching international implications. The current...

    Manafort, Gates Indicted – But Not For Russian Shenanigans
    Nov01

    Manafort, Gates Indicted – But Not For Russian Shenanigans

    Two former senior Trump campaign staffers pled not guilty yesterday to evading taxes on millions of dollars over a period of years and a litany of other charges sought by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III that appear wholly unrelated to the alleged Russian intervention in last year’s election that he was commissioned to investigate. It...

    Wife of Chechen accused of plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin shot dead near Kyiv
    Nov01

    Wife of Chechen accused of plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin shot dead near Kyiv

    Amina Okuyeva was killed and her husband Adam Osmayev was wounded. The couple were fierce critics of Putin and escaped an assassination attempt in June …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Son of Ukraine’s interior minister is detained on charges
    Nov01

    Son of Ukraine’s interior minister is detained on charges

    Ukraine’s anti-corruption agency has detained the son of the nation’s interior minister on embezzlement charges. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Case for Sanctioning Putin’s Propagandists
    Nov01

    The Case for Sanctioning Putin’s Propagandists

    Last week, Moscow was shaken by a murder attempt on a journalist at the independent, liberal radio station Echo of Moscow. Tatiana Felgengauer, 32, miraculously survived after a man walked into the station’s Moscow studio and stabbed her in the neck.Vladimir Putin spoke up about the assault yesterday, describing it as the unfortunate but...

    How Paul Manafort Helped Elect Russia’s Man in Ukraine
    Oct31

    How Paul Manafort Helped Elect Russia’s Man in Ukraine

    By the account of his lawyer, Paul Manafort went to work in Ukraine in 2005 with the most spotless of intentions. “[He] represented pro-European Union campaigns for the Ukrainians,” the attorney, Kevin Downing, said in a statement. “And in the course of that representation he was seeking to further democracy and to help the Ukrainians come closer...