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    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of a campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. In a statement issued as he arrived in Louisiana to tour the flood-ravaged state, Trump said Manafort offered his resignation Friday morning. The billionaire called Manafort “a true...

    Putin visits Crimea as Ukraine prepares for an invasion
    Aug19

    Putin visits Crimea as Ukraine prepares for an invasion

    Ed AdamczykSEVASTOPOL, Crimea, Aug. 19 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Crimea comes as Ukraine warns it is preparing for an escalation in hostilities between the two countries. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine at 25: Leaders in Ukraine share their thoughts
    Aug19

    Ukraine at 25: Leaders in Ukraine share their thoughts

    KYIV – On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s re-establishment of independence, The Ukrainian Weekly asked some of the country’s decision makers and opinion leaders, politicians and civil society leaders, to share their thoughts about where the country is headed. Ukraine’s economy is still on shaky ground as the...

    Vernyayev golden in parallel bars, Cheban in canoe sprint
    Aug19

    Vernyayev golden in parallel bars, Cheban in canoe sprint

    Gymanst Oleh Vernyayev won his second Olympic medal in Rio, with a decisive victory – and Ukraine’s first gold medal – in the parallel bars. The Ukrainian bested American silver medalist Danell Leyva by a score of 16.041-15.900 on August 16. Leyva nailed his final routine, putting him temporarily in first place until Vernyayev put […]...

    Ukraine details payments allegedly earmarked for Trump aide
    Aug19

    Ukraine details payments allegedly earmarked for Trump aide

    Once-secret accounting documents of Ukraine’s pro-Kremlin party were released Friday, purporting to show payments of $12.7 million earmarked for Paul Manafort, who resigned from his job as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman following the revelations. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    In Russia, 25 Years Since Failed Soviet Coup Go Largely Unmarked
    Aug19

    In Russia, 25 Years Since Failed Soviet Coup Go Largely Unmarked

    Few Russians are marking Friday’s 25th anniversary of a coup attempt which heralded the demise of the Soviet Union, a holiday ignored in official circles because of its revolutionary, anti-establishment nature. On August 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena, Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in...

    Thanks A Lot, Paul!!!
    Aug19

    Thanks A Lot, Paul!!!

    Okay, I was up pretty late last night working on a post about Manafort, Ukraine, efforts to launder pilfered money out of Ukraine and into US real estate. But it’s all pretty incendiary and I was trying to piece it all together and figured … you know, I need to sleep on this and go over it again in the morning. Now, alas, probably...

    August 26, 1991
    Aug19

    August 26, 1991

    Twenty-five years ago, on August 26, 1991, following the declaration of independence by Ukraine’s Parliament on August 24, 1991, leaders of the United States and Canada showed two different stances in reaction to the news. Attorney Bohdan Vitvitsky, based in New York, wrote a commentary about the reactions by Canada and the U.S. Dr....