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    AP Sources: Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying
    Aug17

    AP Sources: Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An Associated Press investigation finds that Donald Trump’s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, August 17, 2016
    Aug17

    The Morning Vertical, August 17, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Democrats’ new warning: Leaks could include Russian lies
    Aug17

    Democrats’ new warning: Leaks could include Russian lies

    Democratic leaders are putting out a warning that could help inoculate Hillary Clinton against an October cyber surprise: Any future mass leaks of embarrassing party emails might contain fake information inserted by Russian hackers.House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is among those sounding that alarm, echoing security experts who say Russian...

    Russian Military Forces Staging Near Ukraine
    Aug17

    Russian Military Forces Staging Near Ukraine

    The Pentagon has identified eight staging areas in Russia where large numbers of military forces appear to be preparing for incursions into Ukraine, according to U.S. defense officials. As many as 40,000 Russian troops, including tanks, armored vehicles, and air force units, are now arrayed along Ukraine’s eastern border with Russia....

    George Soros’s Open Border Foundations
    Aug17

    George Soros’s Open Border Foundations

    Thanks to the hacking of George Soros’s Open Society Foundations (OSF) by DCLeaks, we are getting an inside look at the machinations of the multibillionaire and his organizations. Soros is exploiting the refugee crisis to advance his radical left agenda. Indeed, his Open Society Foundations should be re-named the Open Border Foundations....

    Ukrainian, Serbian Athletes Win Countries’ First Gold Medals In Rio
    Aug17

    Ukrainian, Serbian Athletes Win Countries’ First Gold Medals In Rio

    Ukrainian Oleg Verniaiev has won his country’s first gold medal at the Rio Summer Olympics after winning the parallel bars in men’s gymnastics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tribute to Fidel Castro on His 90th Birthday
    Aug17

    Tribute to Fidel Castro on His 90th Birthday

    Photo by Marcelo Montecino On Saturday, August 13, the world will celebrate the 90th birthday of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Ruz, the only individual ever to be acknowledged by the UN as a “World Hero of Solidarity.” It is very hard to think of a more important world leader than Fidel. The contribution he has made to the world...

    Trump campaign circles the wagons around Manafort
    Aug17

    Trump campaign circles the wagons around Manafort

    Donald Trump’s campaign defended its embattled chairman, Paul Manafort, on Tuesday, pushing back against reports that the former consultant had received secret cash payments from a deposed Ukrainian leader with close ties to the Kremlin — while being careful to distance Manafort from any possible wrongdoing by the candidate...

    Russia’s Crimea Bridge Project Beset By Engineering Worries And Labor Woes
    Aug16

    Russia’s Crimea Bridge Project Beset By Engineering Worries And Labor Woes

    Russia is racing to build a bridge to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it annexed in 2014. The strategically vital project is beset by charges of near-slave labor for workers and engineering concerns. …read more Source:...

    Dire situation in Ukraine overshadows Manafort story
    Aug16

    Dire situation in Ukraine overshadows Manafort story

    I don’t know if GOP nominee Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was paid boatloads of cash by former Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych, who is widely considered a corrupt thug. I don’t know if Manafort has or remains on Yanukovych’s… …read more Source: The...