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    CNN: Manafort’s Son-In-Law Gave Info, Documents To DOJ Investigators
    Aug11

    CNN: Manafort’s Son-In-Law Gave Info, Documents To DOJ Investigators

    Paul Manafort’s son-in-law Jeffrey Yohai, who has partnered with Manafort on real estate deals, met with Justice Department investigators more than two months ago, CNN reported late Thursday. CNN reported, citing two unnamed sources familiar with the matter, that Yohai met with federal investigators recently. According to one of the sources...

    Controversial Film About Russian Czar Cleared for Release

    MOSCOW – A historical film about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release, the Culture Ministry said Thursday, a decision that follows months of disputes and angry calls for its ban. “Matilda,” which describes Nicholas II’s relationship with Matilda Kshesinskaya, has drawn virulent...

    The Truth About the War in Ukraine
    Aug10

    The Truth About the War in Ukraine

    In September 2014, I watched a tank battle from a hilltop in Mariupol, Ukraine. I toured that battlefield, the day the first cease-fire was signed, on Sept. 5, 2014. I witnessed a wasteland of charred, destroyed tanks, and armored personnel carriers. And scores of dead soldiers who reminded me of the plaster molds of the dead in Pompeii, the way...

    Experts Debate Pros and Cons of Lethal Arms for Ukraine
    Aug10

    Experts Debate Pros and Cons of Lethal Arms for Ukraine

    U.S. military experts are lining up on either side of a debate on whether to supply lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine, a move that would mark a turning point in U.S. policy on Kyiv’s 3-year-old conflict with Russian-backed separatists. Supporters of the move, which is under active consideration by President Donald Trump’s...

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany
    Aug10

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany

    A Russian lawyer for a Crimean Tatar leader who is on trial in Russian-controlled Crimea has sharply criticized the Kremlin, comparing President Vladimir Putin’s Russia with Nazi Germany and suggesting officials who serve the state will face an unhappy fate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany
    Aug10

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany

    A Russian lawyer for a Crimean Tatar leader who is on trial in Russian-controlled Crimea has sharply criticized the Kremlin, comparing President Vladimir Putin’s Russia with Nazi Germany and suggesting officials who serve the state will face an unhappy fate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Controversial Film About Russian Czar Cleared for Release
    Aug10

    Controversial Film About Russian Czar Cleared for Release

    A historical film about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release, the Culture Ministry said Thursday, despite passionate calls for its ban. “Matilda,” which describes Nicholas II’s relationship with Matilda Kshesinskaya has drawn virulent criticism from some Orthodox believers and hard-line...

    World War II Bomb Found in Japan’s Fukushima
    Aug10

    World War II Bomb Found in Japan’s Fukushima

    New Delhi, August 10: A bomb, suspected to be dated back to World War II was found at the site of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant. Soon after its discovery, bomb disposal experts were deployed and a temporary exclusion zone was put in place, reports claimed. As per a BBC report, the bomb was found by workers during the construction of a car...

    Ministry of Tourism allocates $10m to promote Sharm El-Sheikh resorts
    Aug10

    Ministry of Tourism allocates $10m to promote Sharm El-Sheikh resorts

    A number of tourism officials and investors said that the new promotional campaign for Sharm El-Sheikh will revive the city again, after a two-year boycott imposed by some countries. Hisham El Demery, chief of the Tourism Development Authority, said that the campaign will be conducted according to the investors’ vision, along with the...

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Foreign Bank Records
    Aug10

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Foreign Bank Records

    Global banking records belonging to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have been subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators, Bloomberg reported Thursday. The subpoenas highlight just how prominent a focus of Mueller’s investigation Manafort has become. The former campaign chairman’s house was raided...