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    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:...

    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...

    Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign
    Aug19

    Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign

    WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 favor of the...

    Emails show Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign for pro-Russian Ukraine government
    Aug19

    Emails show Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign for pro-Russian Ukraine government

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Emails show Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign for pro-Russian Ukraine government. …read more Source:...

    This Olympic Star Could Signal Big Change in Women’s Sports
    Aug19

    This Olympic Star Could Signal Big Change in Women’s Sports

    A star athlete poised to win gold in the women’s 800-meter race at the Rio Olympics has sparked an ethics debate over gender and sex in competitive sports. “Semenya has been nearly unbeatable, prompting speculation that she had been suppressing her testosterone with medication.”—@SITimLayden @SInowe Caster Semenya, of South Africa, has her...

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if fighting escalates: Poroshenko
    Aug19

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if fighting escalates: Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he did not rule out introducing martial law and a new wave of military mobilization if the conflict with pro-Russian separatists worsened. …read more Source: Global...

    Vladimir Putin’s Plan Trumps Obama’s Scolding
    Aug18

    Vladimir Putin’s Plan Trumps Obama’s Scolding

    A military buildup in Crimea and warplane deployments from Iran continue to show Russia is a potent and potentially dangerous player on the world stage. …read more Source: U.S....

    As Russia and Iran Strengthen Ties, U.S. Should Support Key Ally Georgia
    Aug18

    As Russia and Iran Strengthen Ties, U.S. Should Support Key Ally Georgia

    As the US is engaged in pre-election navel-gazing, Russia is not taking a summer nap. The Kremlin never sleeps, and especially not in August, and not during the Olympic season. The Beijing Olympics in 2008 coincided with the Russia-Georgian conflict, and the Ukrainian crisis developed during the Sochi Winter Olympics. President Vladimir Putin is...