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    Did Trump Campaign Manager Reap Millions in Stolen Ukrainian Wealth?
    Aug15

    Did Trump Campaign Manager Reap Millions in Stolen Ukrainian Wealth?

    Manafort’s name appears in “secret ledger” obtained by corruption investigators, according to the New York Times. The bromance between Donald Trump and Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has been one of the oddities of the 2016 presidential campaign. Aside from Trump’s praise of Putin—even when reminded of the murders of...

    World Powers Call for Calm as Putin Bolsters Crimea Defense
    Aug15

    World Powers Call for Calm as Putin Bolsters Crimea Defense

    World powers urged Russia and Ukraine to refrain from ratcheting up a confrontation over Crimea as President Vladimir Putin bolstered the disputed peninsula’s military with some of his army’s most advanced air-defense missile systems. The European Union said there was no independent confirmation of claims that Ukrainian agents had...

    Germany urges Russia, Ukraine to ease tensions over alleged Crimea attack
    Aug15

    Germany urges Russia, Ukraine to ease tensions over alleged Crimea attack

    Andrew V. PestanoMOSCOW, Aug. 15 (UPI) — Germany is urging Russia and Ukraine to reduce tensions related to Crimea as both countries dispute the circumstances over an alleged attack. …read more Source: United Press...

    Clinton team hits report of Trump aide’s ties to Russia
    Aug15

    Clinton team hits report of Trump aide’s ties to Russia

    The Hillary Clinton campaign is questioning Donald Trump’s top political aide’s ties to a pro-Kremlin political party in the Ukraine and claiming it is further evidence of the Republican nominee’s cozy relationship with Russia …read more Source: U.S....

    Report: Ukrainian Records Show $12M Designated for Trump Campaign Chief Manafort
    Aug15

    Report: Ukrainian Records Show $12M Designated for Trump Campaign Chief Manafort

    The Ukrainian government set aside millions of dollars in cash payments for Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, while he was a political consultant in the country, the New York Times reported late Sunday. Ukrainian anti-corruption investigators found in a secret ledger that former president Viktor Yanukovych’s pro-Russian...

    Trump Campaign Manager Dismisses Report Of Ukraine Payments As ‘Silly’
    Aug15

    Trump Campaign Manager Dismisses Report Of Ukraine Payments As ‘Silly’

    “The suggestion that I accepted cash payments is unfounded, silly, and nonsensical,” Manafort said after the New York Times reported $12.7 million listed in a political party’s “black ledger.” …read more Source:...

    The UK Returns
    Aug15

    The UK Returns

    There has been much dismay in response to the British electorate’s decision to leave the EU, including the assumption that the UK is signaling a retreat from the world and its position as NATO’s second military power. On closer inspection, however, it is much more likely that exactly the reverse is happening: Theresa May’s...

    Clinton team hits report of Trump aide’s ties to Russia
    Aug15

    Clinton team hits report of Trump aide’s ties to Russia

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s campaign is questioning Donald Trump’s top political aide’s ties to a pro-Kremlin political party in the Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    In Ukraine, Attacks On Journalists Chill Media Landscape
    Aug15

    In Ukraine, Attacks On Journalists Chill Media Landscape

    Journalists who have challenged Ukraine’s authorities or reported from separatist-held areas are coming under attack. Extreme nationalists have unleashed a torrent of criticism that has inspired public contempt for journalists, while leaks have exposed their personal data. At the same time, journalists have received death threats, been...

    Headlines for August 15, 2016
    Aug15

    Headlines for August 15, 2016

    Uprisings in Milwaukee After Police Kill African-American ManBaltimore: 12 Arrested Protesting Fraternal Order of Police ConferenceClintons Earned $10.6 Million in 2015, According to Tax Returns”Zero Dollars”: Experts Say Donald Trump May Pay No Income TaxesWSJ Calls on Republican Party to “Write Off” Trump by Labor...