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    Report: Major Dem Lobbyist A Mueller Target For Work Connected To Manafort
    Oct24

    Report: Major Dem Lobbyist A Mueller Target For Work Connected To Manafort

    A prominent Democratic lobbyist whose brother happened to chair Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign has become the subject of a criminal inquiry as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, NBC News reported Monday. Mueller’s reported interest in Tony Podesta, and his Dem-leaning lobbying firm the Podesta Group,...

    New low for reality TV: Girl, 12, will find out father of her child on live TV
    Oct23

    New low for reality TV: Girl, 12, will find out father of her child on live TV

    A Ukrainian schoolgirl is to be confronted on a deeply disturbing live primetime TV show this week with DNA evidence on whether she was made pregnant aged 11 by her stepfather or one of two brothers.The child, Tanya Luchishin, has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Egyptian exports to France up by 17% in H1 2017
    Oct23

    Egyptian exports to France up by 17% in H1 2017

    Egyptian exports to France increased by 17% in the first half (H1) of 2017, scoring a value of €321.3m, up from €274.9m in H1 2016. According to the latest report of the Economic Department of the French embassy in Egypt, imports from France increased by 11% in the same period, reaching €915.9m, compared to €825.7m. Trade exchange between Cairo...

    Fifty Shades of Czech Populism
    Oct23

    Fifty Shades of Czech Populism

    This past weekend’s elections in the Czech Republic show the ideological permissiveness of populism. Czech voters dallied with a dizzying array of populist parties from extreme Right to extreme Left, with multiple shades in-between. In a proportional representation system with a 5 percent threshold, three of these parties together garnered...

    Robert Mueller’s widening Russia probe is sweeping up Democrats, including lobbyist Tony Podesta
    Oct23

    Robert Mueller’s widening Russia probe is sweeping up Democrats, including lobbyist Tony Podesta

    Robert Mueller (Credit: Getty/Andrew Burton) Much like the mid-90s saw story after story showing how extensive Chinese government operations within U.S. politics were, the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election is demonstrating the size of Russia’s. That’s the overall takeaway from a series of news reports, including one from NBC...

    The Reach and Limits of Russian Influence
    Oct23

    The Reach and Limits of Russian Influence

    Russia’s influence in the Balkans is real and easily observed. Both before and since the Ukrainian crisis, it has affected the region in a multitude of ways. Moscow’s rising military might has far reaching consequences for the security posture of NATO and its members bordering the Black Sea. The Russian oil and gas companies, Gazprom,...

    Travco Group allocates $120m for 4 hotels
    Oct23

    Travco Group allocates $120m for 4 hotels

    Travco Group is working on founding four hotels in various tourist cities and is implementing a plan to renovate its fleet of tourist transport from local products. According to Hamed El Chiaty, the company’s CEO, $120m are allocated to create four new hotels in the cities of Marsa Alam, Safaga, Hurghada, and Marsa Matrouh, with 1,200 rooms...

    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Bureau Says Raids Odesa Mayor’s Home, Office
    Oct23

    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Bureau Says Raids Odesa Mayor’s Home, Office

    Ukrainian anticorruption investigators have raided the home and office of the mayor of the Black Sea port of Odesa, who is at the center of an embezzlement probe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘This myth about the great and horrible Putin’
    Oct23

    ‘This myth about the great and horrible Putin’

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. To read the U.S. coverage these days about the Russian president, you’d think he’s 10 feet tall, a puppetmaster who merely has to yank the strings of his hacker army in the Kremlin to make democracy-loving Americans quake over their iPhones, an...

    Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Anne Applebaum: The full transcript
    Oct23

    Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Anne Applebaum: The full transcript

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. Susan Glasser: Hi, it’s Susan Glasser, and welcome back to The Global POLITICO. I’m delighted to be here this week with Anne Applebaum, columnist and author of a new book just out this very week in the United States, Red Famine: Stalin’s War...