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    Trump Advisers Waged Covert Influence Campaign
    Aug19

    Trump Advisers Waged Covert Influence Campaign

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s ruling political party, attempting to sway American public opinion in favor of the country’s pro-Russian government, emails obtained by The Associated Press show. Paul Manafort and...

    Does Russia Want War With Ukraine? Not Really—Or Not Yet
    Aug19

    Does Russia Want War With Ukraine? Not Really—Or Not Yet

    Simon Saradzhyan Security, Ukraine, Russia Nothing short of occupying Kiev would achieve Russia’s goals in Ukraine—and that won’t happen. The recent escalation of hostilities in eastern Ukraine’s Donbass region and increased military-political tensions around Crimea bring to mind the refrain of a popular song from the times when...

    Ukraine Releases More Details on Payments for Trump Aide
    Aug19

    Ukraine Releases More Details on Payments for Trump Aide

    The revelations also point to an outsize role for a former senior member of a pro-Russian party in directing money to Republican and Democratic lobbyists. …read more Source: The New York...

    Manafort’s man in Kiev
    Aug19

    Manafort’s man in Kiev

    In an effort to collect previously undisclosed millions of dollars he’s owed by an oligarch-backed Ukrainian political party, Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been relying on a trusted protégé whose links to Russia and its Ukrainian allies have prompted concerns among Manafort associates, according to people who...

    Trump’s campaign advisers exposed as former foreign agents
    Aug19

    Trump’s campaign advisers exposed as former foreign agents

    Paul Manafort’s firm orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s ruling political party from 2012 to 2014. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Trump advisers Manafort, Gates waged covert campaign for previous Ukraine rulers
    Aug19

    Trump advisers Manafort, Gates waged covert campaign for previous Ukraine rulers

    A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s ruling political party. …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump advisers conducted pro-Russia influence campaign
    Aug19

    Donald Trump advisers conducted pro-Russia influence campaign

    A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s pro-Russian ruling political party. …read more Source: Global...

    Did the New York Times get played in Paul Manafort scoop?
    Aug19

    Did the New York Times get played in Paul Manafort scoop?

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: As a journalist and writer, I have spent a great deal of time in Kiev, Ukraine. Last fall, I was introduced to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and its head, Artem Sytnyk, former chief investigator of the Kiev Oblast. I spent an hour visiting with his team … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign
    Aug19

    Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign

    A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s ruling party, attempting to sway American public opinion in favor of the country’s pro-Russian government, emails show …read more Source: U.S....

    Trump advisers waged covert lobbying campaign for Ukraine, emails show
    Aug19

    Trump advisers waged covert lobbying campaign for Ukraine, emails show

    Emails obtained by The Associated Press shed new light on the activities of a firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. They show it directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s ruling political party, attempting to sway American public opinion in favour of the country’s pro-Russian...