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    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...

    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède
    Dec09

    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède

    The president says he’ll stand again. But as the fall of the Soviet Union showed, the unexpected can happenVladimir Putin has announced he will be running for re-election next March. He has no serious challengers. Another six-year term lies ahead. None of this is a surprise, but it raises the question of where Russia is heading, and how to...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was arrested in Ukraine late Friday, days after his supporters freed him from a police van in Kiev. Ukraine’s prosecutor-general, Yuriy Lutsenko, said in a post on his Facebook page that “everything was done to avoid bloodshed” and that Saakashvili, who has been accused of forming a “criminal...

    A Sideshow and a Showdown in Kyiv
    Dec09

    A Sideshow and a Showdown in Kyiv

    This week, with much of the world’s attention diverted to Washington and Jerusalem, Kyiv has been home to some high-stakes political drama of its own. Since Tuesday, Ukraine’s capital has been roiled by a pair of intense confrontations: one a personalistic clash of wills playing out across rooftops, amid mobs, and in full view of the...

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was arrested in Ukraine late Friday, days after his supporters freed him from a police van in Kiev. Ukraine’s prosecutor-general, Yuriy Lutsenko, said in a post on his Facebook page that “everything was done to avoid bloodshed” and that Saakashvili, who has been accused of forming a “criminal...

    U.N. report highlights deaths,  humanitarian crisis in Donbas war
    Dec09

    U.N. report highlights deaths, humanitarian crisis in Donbas war

    KRAMATORSK-AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine – As the shelling renewed at 3 p.m. less than an hour before dusk, women were still calmly seen carrying grocery bags, and an unmarked school bus was shuttling children home through an armed checkpoint. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    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...

    Saakashvili defiant as police clash  with supporters at Kyiv protest camp
    Dec09

    Saakashvili defiant as police clash with supporters at Kyiv protest camp

    KYIV – Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president turned Ukrainian opposition leader, has vowed that he will continue to resist arrest after his supporters dramatically freed him from custody in Kyiv. Facing a deadline to turn himself in to the authorities later in the day, Mr. Saakashvili told supporters at a protest camp near parliament...

    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...

    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...