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    Ukraine shows evidence of secret payments allegedly made to Paul Manafort
    Aug26

    Ukraine shows evidence of secret payments allegedly made to Paul Manafort

    KYIV – Ukrainian authorities have published excerpts from secret accounting ledgers of former President Viktor Yanukovych’s political party documenting more than $12.7 million in under-the-table payments that were earmarked for Paul Manafort, who chaired U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign until his resignation on...

    UCCA meets with newly confirmed U.S. ambassador to Ukraine
    Aug26

    UCCA meets with newly confirmed U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

    NEW YORK – Executive Board members of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, together with Bishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. and Metropolitan-Archbishop Stefan Soroka of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, met on August 8 with the newly confirmed U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch. Following her warm words...

    Ukraine wins 11 medals at Rio, finishes in 22 place in medals count
    Aug26

    Ukraine wins 11 medals at Rio, finishes in 22 place in medals count

    The United States led the way with 121 medals won at the 2016 Rio Olympics. China (70), Great Britain (67) and Russia (56) rounded out the top four. Next were Germany, France, Japan, Australia and Italy. Ukraine ranked 22nd out of 207 participating nations, finishing amid countries like Poland, Jamaica, Cuba and Uzbekistan. This year’s […]...

    Podcast: The Tale Of The Tape
    Aug26

    Podcast: The Tale Of The Tape

    What do the the Glazyev tapes tell us about the origins of the war in eastern Ukraine? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    For the record, Stephen Harper’s resignation message to constituents
    Aug26

    For the record, Stephen Harper’s resignation message to constituents

    Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to attendees at the annual Calgary Conservative barbecue in Calgary, Saturday, July 9, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh For the record, the text of Stephen Harper’s remarks following his resignation Friday as member of Parliament for Calgary Heritage: Greetings, fellow Calgarians and fellow...

    Kerry, Russian Counterpart Try to Hammer Out Syria Plan
    Aug26

    Kerry, Russian Counterpart Try to Hammer Out Syria Plan

    The United States and Russia renewed efforts Friday to negotiate a peaceful end to the fighting in Syria in light of a more volatile and complicated situation with the introduction of Turkish forces on the ground. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are meeting in Geneva, trying to come to an agreement...

    Trump’s New Campaign CEO Was Charged With Assaulting His Wife In 1996
    Aug26

    Trump’s New Campaign CEO Was Charged With Assaulting His Wife In 1996

    Donald Trump’s newly-appointed campaign CEO Steve Bannon was charged with assault in 1996 over an incident involving his then-wife, Mary Louise Piccard, who accused him of grabbing her by the neck and wrist and smashing the phone when she attempted to call the police.After the incident, first reported by the New York Post, Piccard told...

    Steve Bannon’s Bad Day: Allegations of Voter Fraud and Domestic Violence
    Aug26

    Steve Bannon’s Bad Day: Allegations of Voter Fraud and Domestic Violence

    Barely a week into the job, Donald Trump’s new campaign CEO is already facing harsh scrutiny over a 20-year-old domestic-violence charge and an allegation of voter-registration fraud.On Thursday night, the New York Post and other outlets reported that Stephen Bannon was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence, battery, and dissuading a...

    The Battle Lines are Being Drawn
    Aug26

    The Battle Lines are Being Drawn

    With tensions between Russia and Ukraine flaring around Crimea this month, German Chancellor Angela Merkel set down a marker: European sanctions on Russia would stay in place come January, she said, as she had seen little evidence that Russia has made any efforts at the implementation of the Minsk ceasefire. Of course, the extension of sanctions...

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader
    Aug26

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader

    Human Rights Watch urged Russia to drop separatism charges against Umerov and provide him with necessary medical treatment. Ukraine’s Supreme Rada on Monday urged Umerov’s immediate release, calling his detention an example of “systematic repression of freedom” of Crimean Tatars. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin...