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    Russia Says Struggling to Source Gas Turbines for Crimea Power Plant
    Apr12

    Russia Says Struggling to Source Gas Turbines for Crimea Power Plant

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is struggling to source gas turbines for two new power plants it is building in Crimea, Russian Energy Ministry Alexander… …read more Source: U.S....

    Manafort’s firm received $1.2M payout on Ukraine ledger at center of corruption probe
    Apr12

    Manafort’s firm received $1.2M payout on Ukraine ledger at center of corruption probe

    The consulting firm of President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort received $1.2 million from a pro-Russian political party, payments that are part of a corruption probe by Ukrainian investigators, it was reported on Wednesday. The two payments were made in 2007 and 2009 — well before Manafort helmed Trump’s presidential...

    Putin Meets Tillerson In Moscow As Tensions Rise Over Syria
    Apr12

    Putin Meets Tillerson In Moscow As Tensions Rise Over Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Moscow on Wednesday as the two countries traded sharp accusations about a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Tillerson, making the first visit by a Trump Cabinet official, went to the Kremlin in the early evening to meet with the Russian leader, the...

    AP Exclusive: Trump’s campaign chairman Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout
    Apr12

    AP Exclusive: Trump’s campaign chairman Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

    By JACK GILLUM, CHAD DAY and JEFF HORWITZ WASHINGTON (AP) — Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. Related Articles Bay Area Democrats’ big bucks fuel Georgia Congressional race Fact Check: Trump’s claim...

    Pulling the U.S.-Russia Relationship Back from the Nuclear Brink
    Apr12

    Pulling the U.S.-Russia Relationship Back from the Nuclear Brink

    Kingston Reif, Maggie Tennis Security, Eurasia The downward spiral in U.S.-Russia relations makes the objective of reducing nuclear risk all the more urgent. This week U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets in Moscow with his Russian counterpart Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the first high-level sit down between the Trump administration...

    Former Trump adviser Paul Manafort’s firm received $1.2 million listed in Ukraine ledger
    Apr12

    Former Trump adviser Paul Manafort’s firm received $1.2 million listed in Ukraine ledger

    Financial records show that Paul Manafort’s consulting firm received at least $1.2 million in payments between 2007 and 2009, bolstering the credibility of the ledger. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Eurovision-2017 tickets sold out
    Apr12

    Eurovision-2017 tickets sold out

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM Tickets for the final of international music contest “Eurovision-2017”, which will be held in Kiev, were sold out in two days, Lenta.ru reports. …read more Source:...

    Watch Live: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Meets With Russian Officials in Moscow
    Apr12

    Watch Live: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Meets With Russian Officials in Moscow

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and other Russian officials in Moscow on Wednesday. The group is expected to discuss Ukraine, counterterrorism efforts, bilateral relations, Syria and North Korea among other issues, according to the Associated Press. The meeting comes after President Donald...

    AP confirms Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s ‘shadow ledger’ of secret payments
    Apr12

    AP confirms Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s ‘shadow ledger’ of secret payments

    Reports first emerged last summer that Paul Manafort was paid over $12 million dollars in under-the-table funds from pro-Russian forces in Ukraine. Funds may have still been flowing to Donald Trump’s campaign chairman even as he was working to put Trump in the White House. It is not clear that Mr. Manafort’s work in Ukraine ended with...

    Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout
    Apr12

    Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

    WASHINGTON — Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...