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    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...

    Russian Propaganda In Ukraine
    May17

    Russian Propaganda In Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko decided on 16 May to block access in Ukraine to several Russian websites. This is a measure aimed against Kremlin-controlled tools of influence on Ukrainian society, writes James Wilson. It could also be a double edged sword as blocking internet access is a tool often employed by Russia itself, and is easily...

    Vitebsk to host forum on employment of people with disabilities
    May17

    Vitebsk to host forum on employment of people with disabilities

    Attending the forum will be businessmen, experts from Belarusian and international organizations, representatives of government agencies, and people with disabilities. We expect to welcome over 240 participants from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, and Kazakhstan, Veronika Gerasimova said. …read more Source:...