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    Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent
    Jun28

    Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

    Manafort says in a Justice Department filing that his firm, DMP International, received more than $17 million from the Party of Regions, the former pro-Russian ruling party in Ukraine, for consulting work from 2012 through 2014 …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukrainian government, separatists agree on new cease-fire
    Jun21

    Ukrainian government, separatists agree on new cease-fire

    MOSCOW — A spokeswoman for the Ukrainian government’s envoy at talks with pro-Russia separatist rebels say they have agreed on a new cease-fire in Ukraine’s restive east. Fighting between government forces and Russia-backed rebels in Ukraine’s industrial heartland has killed more than 10,000 people and displaced more than a...

    Russian, French FMs talk about Syria, Ukraine
    Jun20

    Russian, French FMs talk about Syria, Ukraine

    MOSCOW — The top diplomats of Russia and France have met to discuss Syria, Ukraine and the troubled Russia-EU ties. Speaking after Tuesday’s talks, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian emphasized the need to jointly fight extremist groups in Syria. They also spoke in support of a 2015 peace...

    Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe
    Jun20

    Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart Tuesday amid intensifying questions over whether his administration will step in to protect partners in the face of Russian aggression. The meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was originally described by the White House as a brief “drop-in.” But the two...

    Trump meets Poroshenko for brief ‘drop-in’ visit
    Jun20

    Trump meets Poroshenko for brief ‘drop-in’ visit

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart in what the White House called a “drop-in” visit to the Oval Office. President Petro Poroshenko stopped by Tuesday for a brief photo opportunity with Trump following meetings with Vice-President Mike Pence and the national security team. The president says it was a “great...

    ‘Pinpoint propaganda’: Ukraine soldiers receiving sinister text messages on battlefield from fake cell towers
    May11

    ‘Pinpoint propaganda’: Ukraine soldiers receiving sinister text messages on battlefield from fake cell towers

    Photos, video, leaked documents and other clues gathered by Ukrainian journalists suggest the equipment may have been supplied by the Kremlin …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Documents reveal Paul Manafort’s firm received $1.2M in Ukraine ‘Black Ledger’ payout
    Apr12

    Documents reveal Paul Manafort’s firm received $1.2M in Ukraine ‘Black Ledger’ payout

    The payments put the ledger in a new light as U.S. prosecutors have been investigating Manafort’s work in Eastern Europe as part of a larger anti-corruption probe …read more Source: Vancouver...

    ‘Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?,’ U.S. secretary of state asks G7 ministers
    Apr12

    ‘Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?,’ U.S. secretary of state asks G7 ministers

    The provocative remark suggested Rex Tillerson, the former chief of Exxon Mobil Corp., is still finding his footing in a world of diplomacy …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ugly turn in geopolitics: Ukraine bars Russia’s top singer from Eurovision finals in Kiev
    Mar23

    Ugly turn in geopolitics: Ukraine bars Russia’s top singer from Eurovision finals in Kiev

    Yulia Samoylova, 27, who uses a wheelchair, was selected as Russia’s entry for the kitsch song contest by state-owned Channel 1 this month …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Former Trump campaign manager alleged to have laundered payments from Ukraine via offshore banks
    Mar21

    Former Trump campaign manager alleged to have laundered payments from Ukraine via offshore banks

    The new documents may revive questions about the ties between the Trump aide Paul Manafort and the party of the former president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, who has been in hiding in Russia since 2014 …read more Source: Vancouver...

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