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    The Briefing: Another Putin Crony Takes A Fall
    Aug15

    The Briefing: Another Putin Crony Takes A Fall

    Why did Vladimir Putin dismiss his powerful chief of staff? Listen to The Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump campaign chief’s Ukrainian connection keeps coming up
    Aug15

    Trump campaign chief’s Ukrainian connection keeps coming up

    Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, spent decades advising Republican presidential candidates, but it’s his time between campaigns which is making uncomfortable headlines at the moment. …read more Source:...

    US election: Trump team ‘must disclose pro-Russia ties’
    Aug15

    US election: Trump team ‘must disclose pro-Russia ties’

    Donald Trump’s campaign team must disclose all pro-Russia links, Hillary Clinton’s manager has said, following new allegations in the New York Times. The paper said ledgers earmarked $12.7m (£9.8m) in undisclosed cash payments from a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine to Mr Trump’s campaign head Paul Manafort between...

    Logistics woes could strain military deployments
    Aug15

    Logistics woes could strain military deployments

    Canada’s military is gearing up for a busy period of overseas deployments but the big task of ferrying troops and supplies to these dispersed missions could stretch defence resources thin, experts say. With ongoing commitments in the Middle East and Ukraine, a newly announced force for Latvia and an expected mission in Africa, providing...

    Trump to propose political tests for immigrants
    Aug15

    Trump to propose political tests for immigrants

    Donald Trump will declare an end to nation building if elected president, replacing it with what aides described as “foreign policy realism” focused on destroying the Islamic State group and other terrorist organizations. In a speech the Republican presidential nominee will deliver on Monday in Ohio, Trump will argue that the country needs to...

    Russia: Preparing an Offensive or Maneuvering for Easing of Sanctions?
    Aug15

    Russia: Preparing an Offensive or Maneuvering for Easing of Sanctions?

    What is President Vladimir Putin planning for Ukraine? Kyiv officials argue Russia’s leader is accumulating pretexts to justify a major assault with the aim of securing a land route through Ukraine’s southeast regions to Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula Moscow annexed weeks after the 2014 ouster of Putin’s ally Viktor Yanukovych....

    Ukraine Reports Repelling Separatist Attack As Hostilities Continue
    Aug15

    Ukraine Reports Repelling Separatist Attack As Hostilities Continue

    Ukraine has reported repelling an attempted attack by Russian-backed rebel forces in the country’s east, amid an uptick in violations of a fragile ceasefire. Government forces deployed in the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk announced via Facebook that rebels opened fire 64 times Sunday, including an attempt to overwhelm a military checkpoint...

    Kyiv Probing Evidence Of Corruption By Top Trump Adviser
    Aug15

    Kyiv Probing Evidence Of Corruption By Top Trump Adviser

    Handwritten ledgers found in Kyiv seem to link Paul Manafort, who is currently the chairman of U.S. mogul Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, to more than $12 million in undisclosed cash payments during his tenure as an adviser to the government of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Trump to propose political tests for immigrants
    Aug15

    Trump to propose political tests for immigrants

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Donald Trump will declare an end to nation building if elected president, replacing it with what aides described as “foreign policy realism” focused on destroying the Islamic State group and other terrorist organizations. In a speech the Republican presidential nominee will deliver on Monday in Ohio, Trump will argue that...

    Trump Time Capsule #78: ‘Undisclosed Cash Payments’
    Aug15

    Trump Time Capsule #78: ‘Undisclosed Cash Payments’

    This is a breaking-news placeholder, for “what we knew, when” purposes:One month ago, the Republican platform was altered to remove any reference to supporting Ukraine in its struggles against Russia (which seized Crimea from Ukraine two years ago). …read more Source: The...