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    Giuliani responds to bombshell report claiming Ukraine paid Michael Cohen at least $400,000 for access to Trump
    May23

    Giuliani responds to bombshell report claiming Ukraine paid Michael Cohen at least $400,000 for access to Trump

    In an interview with Business Insider, President Donald Trump’s outside attorney, Rudy Giuliani, responded to the bombshell BBC report Wednesday that said the president’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen received a secret payment of at least $400,000 from Ukraine to help fix talks with Trump. …read more Source: Business...

    Ukrainian President: BBC Report On Secret Payment To Trump Lawyer ‘Blatant Lie’
    May23

    Ukrainian President: BBC Report On Secret Payment To Trump Lawyer ‘Blatant Lie’

    Ukraine’s president has lashed out at a BBC report that asserted a secret $400,000 payment was made to U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer last year to set up talks between the two leaders. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US Think Tank Takes Heat for Hosting Putin-Linked Oligarchs
    May23

    US Think Tank Takes Heat for Hosting Putin-Linked Oligarchs

    A dozen prominent anti-Kremlin thinkers and activists have published an open letter condemning a major Washington research organization for hosting an off-the-record round-table dinner for two oligarchs listed on a U.S. Treasury-issued registry of 210 wealthy Russians identified as close to President Vladimir Putin. The Atlantic Council, which...

    Ukraine Tests Lethal Weapons Donald Trump Sent to Combat Russia
    May23

    Ukraine Tests Lethal Weapons Donald Trump Sent to Combat Russia

    Trump reportedly gave Ukraine the missile system after the country stopped cooperating with the Mueller investigation. …read more Source:...

    Spygates Old and New
    May23

    Spygates Old and New

    Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, senior writer Mike Warren and reporter Andrew Egger join Charlie Sykes to discuss Michael Cohen’s alleged dirty dealings with Ukraine, President Trump’s rhetorical assaults on the FBI, and last night’s Democratic primaries.read more weeklystandard.com …read more Source: The Weekly...

    All of Robert Mueller’s indictments and plea deals in the Russia investigation so far
    May23

    All of Robert Mueller’s indictments and plea deals in the Russia investigation so far

    That we know of. According to a recent poll, most Americans don’t think special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has uncovered any crimes. But the truth is that Mueller’s team has either indicted or gotten guilty pleas from 19 people and three companies — that we know of. That group is composed of four former Trump...

    Macron Heads to Russia to Save Iran Nuclear Deal
    May23

    Macron Heads to Russia to Save Iran Nuclear Deal

    French President Emmanuel Macron heads to St. Petersburg Thursday for talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, whose support is key on matters ranging from salvaging the Iran nuclear deal to securing steady European gas supplies. Business also is high on the agenda of Macron’s two-day visit, which coincides with a key economic...

    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared
    May23

    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared

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    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared
    May23

    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared

    LONDON (AP) — U.S. tech company Cisco says that hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine. Ukraine’s Cyberpolice says in a statement that it was possible the hackers planned to strike during “large-scale events,” an apparent reference to the...

    Judge Weighs Whether To Toss Key Evidence In Mueller’s Case Against Manafort
    May23

    Judge Weighs Whether To Toss Key Evidence In Mueller’s Case Against Manafort

    A federal judge in Washington, D.C. grappled Wednesday with whether key evidence obtained by the FBI against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort should be admitted at his trial. Judge Amy Berman Jackson spent the bulk of the hearing discussing the FBI search of Manafort’s storage unit. The main issue is whether an employee of...