: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Paul Manafort Resigns from Trump Campaign
    Aug19

    Paul Manafort Resigns from Trump Campaign

    Paul Manafort is resigning from his position as chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, after a series of news reports shed light on his ties to a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine. Robert Costa, a reporter for the Washington Post, first reported the news on social media, citing a close associate of Manafort. “This morning...

    Trump campaign chairman resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman resigns

    Paul Manafort quits as Trump campaign chairman in wake of shake-up, revelations about work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Trump campaign chairman Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman 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. 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 professional.” “I...

    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....

    25 years of independence
    Aug19

    25 years of independence

    The statement below was released by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America on August 4. August 24, 2016, will mark 25 years since the people of Ukraine proclaimed an end to centuries of bondage and resolutely vowed to protect their new democracy, while charting a future course towards closer European integration. Sadly, this historic...

    A suggestion re: counter-argument
    Aug19

    A suggestion re: counter-argument

    Dear Editor: Re: “A counter-argument to Andrew Fedynsky’s” (July 31), in her letter, Lydia Kossak Kernitsky, D.M.D., has made it clear that she supports Donald Trump and will not be voting for Hillary Clinton. She writes that, “If you love America and Ukraine, you will not vote for Hillary Clinton.” But I wonder, if for […] …read more...

    Trump’s campaign chairman resigns
    Aug19

    Trump’s campaign chairman resigns

    Paul Manafort is stepping down in the wake of Trump’s hiring of Breitbart executive Stephen Bannon and revelations about his work with a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    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...

    Russia’s military escalation: threat  to Ukraine and global security
    Aug19

    Russia’s military escalation: threat to Ukraine and global security

    The following release was sent by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress on August 11. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the Russian Federation’s military escalation, its aggressive, provocative statements and continued refusal to honor a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. Large movements of Russian troops, tanks, artillery and...

    Putin Visits Crimea Amid Military Buildup On Ukraine Border
    Aug19

    Putin Visits Crimea Amid Military Buildup On Ukraine Border

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine are heating up even more as President Vladimir Putin landed in Crimea on Friday to meet with his security council just after Moscow announced it’s putting advanced anti-aircraft missiles there.Over the last week, the number of heavy weapons deployed near the front lines in eastern Ukraine has doubled,...