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    Have Assault Rifle (Replica), Will Travel: Kalashnikov Opens Shop At Moscow Airport
    Aug19

    Have Assault Rifle (Replica), Will Travel: Kalashnikov Opens Shop At Moscow Airport

    Forget duty-free vodka and “matryoshka” dolls: Travelers looking for a last-minute souvenir of Russia can now pick up an assault rifle — well, a plastic replica — before heading for flights out of Moscow’s main airport. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border
    Aug19

    Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border

    by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2016 Russia has amassed 40,000 troops along with a number of tanks, armored vehicles and air force units in staging areas near the Ukraine border, the Pentagon said. Additionally, “large numbers of Russian military forces will conduct exercises in the coming days that Pentagon officials say could be used as […]...

    Putin tones down rhetoric after Ukraine puts army on high alert for possible ‘full-scale Russian invasion’
    Aug19

    Putin tones down rhetoric after Ukraine puts army on high alert for possible ‘full-scale Russian invasion’

    Vladimir Putin sought to ease tensions even as he convened a meeting in Crimea to demand heightened security measures on the peninsula he annexed in 2014 …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
                            
                            
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    Aug19

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns [Video]

    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: The Toronto...

    Putin tones down rhetoric after Ukraine puts army on high alert for possible ‘full-scale Russian invasion’
    Aug19

    Putin tones down rhetoric after Ukraine puts army on high alert for possible ‘full-scale Russian invasion’

    Vladimir Putin sought to ease tensions after Ukraine warned of a possible “full-scale” invasion by Russia, even as he convened a meeting in Crimea to demand heightened security measures on the peninsula he annexed in 2014. It’s “obvious” that Ukraine carried out an attack in Crimea because it “doesn’t want to, or can’t for...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    WASHINGTON (AP) — 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: Associated...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    Emails between Manafort’s deputy, Rick Gates, also a top Trump adviser, and the lobbying firm Mercury LLC showed that Manafort’s firm, DMP International LLC, directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s then-ruling political party. The effort included not just legislative outreach but also...

    Trump Campaign Chairman Resigns
    Aug19

    Trump Campaign Chairman Resigns

    Paul Manafort’s resignation on August 19 comes amid a campaign shake-up by Trump and reports about Manafort’s lobbying work for a Ukrainian political party that was pro-Russian. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Precipitous Rise and Fall of Paul Manafort
    Aug19

    The Precipitous Rise and Fall of Paul Manafort

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was already in the midst of a rough spot when The New York Times published a story Sunday night, detailing millions in cash payments to Manafort listed in a secret ledger in Ukraine.By Friday, Manafort had resigned from the Trump campaign, two days after the Republican nominee effectively sidelined him by...

    Emails show Trump advisers waged covert lobbying operation, never disclosed work as foreign agents
    Aug19

    Emails show Trump advisers waged covert lobbying operation, never disclosed work as foreign agents

    Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON (AP) — A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s then-ruling political party, attempting to sway American public opinion in favor of the country’s pro-Russian government, emails obtained by The...