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    Ukrainian prosectors seek 15-year prison sentence for Yanukovych, Paul Manafort’s former client
    Aug17

    Ukrainian prosectors seek 15-year prison sentence for Yanukovych, Paul Manafort’s former client

    Ukrainian prosecutors on Thursday asked a court in Kiev to sentence Viktor Yanukovych, the nation’s ousted former president, to 15 years in prison for treason — a fraction of the punishment his former lobbyist, Paul Manafort, potentially faces depending on the outcome of his own financial fraud trial wrapping up … …read more...

    Ukraine Demands 15-Year Sentence for Ousted President
    Aug17

    Ukraine Demands 15-Year Sentence for Ousted President

    Ukraine’s prosecutor general’s office on Thursday said had it demanded a 15-year prison sentence for former President Viktor Yanukovych, accusing him of “betraying his nation” to Russia. Pro-Moscow Yanukovych has lived in exile in Russia since he was ousted in a Western-backed popular uprising in 2014, and it is highly...

    UN Experts Call On Kremlin To ‘Immediately And Unconditionally’ Release Sentsov
    Aug17

    UN Experts Call On Kremlin To ‘Immediately And Unconditionally’ Release Sentsov

    United Nations experts have called on the Russian government to “immediately and unconditionally release” Oleh Sentsov, a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike in a Russian penal colony for more than three months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN Experts Call On Kremlin To ‘Immediately And Unconditionally’ Release Sentsov
    Aug17

    UN Experts Call On Kremlin To ‘Immediately And Unconditionally’ Release Sentsov

    United Nations experts have called on the Russian government to “immediately and unconditionally release” Oleh Sentsov, a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike in a Russian penal colony for more than three months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prosecutors Seek 15 Years In Prison For Ukraine’s Ex-President
    Aug17

    Prosecutors Seek 15 Years In Prison For Ukraine’s Ex-President

    Ukrainian prosecutors in the treason trial against ex-President Viktor Yanukovych have asked the court in Kyiv to sentence the pro-Russian former leader to 15 years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prosecutors Seek 15 Years In Prison For Ukraine’s Ex-President
    Aug17

    Prosecutors Seek 15 Years In Prison For Ukraine’s Ex-President

    Ukrainian prosecutors in the treason trial against ex-President Viktor Yanukovych have asked the court in Kyiv to sentence the pro-Russian former leader to 15 years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jury To Start Deciding Case Against Trump Ex-Campaign Chairman
    Aug17

    Jury To Start Deciding Case Against Trump Ex-Campaign Chairman

    The case against U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been sent to a jury for deliberations after prosecutors presented closing arguments portraying an alleged web of lies Manafort laid to escape paying U.S. taxes on the income he earned for political-consulting work in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Manafort Sent to Jail over Accusations of Witness-Tampering
    Aug17

    Manafort Sent to Jail over Accusations of Witness-Tampering

    Paul Manafort, formerly President Donald Trump’s campaign manager, is heading to a jail cell after a judge revoked his bail today. Manafort faces a host of federal charges. He is accused of concealing millions of dollars in income while representing pro-Russian political interests in Ukraine, and of not properly reporting this money to the...

    Self-Loathing and Appeasement
    Aug17

    Self-Loathing and Appeasement

    Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. In the Thirties many in England blamed their own country for the First World War. Whether for causing the war in the first place, or imposing a “Carthaginian Peace” with “punitive reparations,” considerable numbers of British politicians and intellectuals made...

    Canadian monument to controversial Ukrainian national hero ignites debate
    Aug17

    Canadian monument to controversial Ukrainian national hero ignites debate

    The monument to Roman Shukhevych, commander of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army from 1943 until his death in 1950, has stood at the entrance of the Ukrainian Youth Unity Complex in North Edmonton, Alberta, since mid-1970s. Shukhevych is lionized by some for his fight for Ukrainian independence against Poland, the Soviet Union and later Germany. But...