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    Nazi Germany Seemed Destined to Conquer Russia (until This Happened)
    Dec09

    Nazi Germany Seemed Destined to Conquer Russia (until This Happened)

    Warfare History Network History, Europe Weeks of heavy fighting produced the first Red Army victory of the war. The smell of victory was in the air as the forces of Field Marshal Fedor von Bock’s Army Group Center continued to drive deep into the Ukraine during the final week of June 1941. To most of the young soldiers of the army group it...

    Ukrainian Law Enforcement Detain Saakashvili, Hours After Calling For March
    Dec09

    Ukrainian Law Enforcement Detain Saakashvili, Hours After Calling For March

    Law enforcement officers have detained Mikheil Saakashvili, hours after the firebrand Ukrainian opposition activist and former Georgian president called on Ukrainians to demonstrate in the capital against the government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing
    Dec09

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing

    Newly unsealed documents show that Paul Manafort had an integral role in editing an op-ed written by a pro-Russia Ukrainian operative. The discovery prompted special counsel Robert Mueller to pull out of a bail agreement his office reached with Manafort’s lawyers. The court filings show that Manafort did more than just read the draft op-ed...

    Prosecutors say emails prove Manafort heavily edited Ukraine op-ed
    Dec09

    Prosecutors say emails prove Manafort heavily edited Ukraine op-ed

    Prosecutors argue that the opinion piece violates a gag order, and that emails show Manafort made dozens of changes in the draft. …read more Source:...

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing
    Dec09

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing

    Newly unsealed documents show that Paul Manafort had an integral role in editing an op-ed written by a pro-Russia Ukrainian operative. The discovery prompted special counsel Robert Mueller to pull out of a bail agreement his office reached with Manafort’s lawyers. The court filings show that Manafort did more than just read the draft op-ed...

    Dissident Who Was Snatched Back By Supporters In Ukraine Is Arrested Again
    Dec09

    Dissident Who Was Snatched Back By Supporters In Ukraine Is Arrested Again

    This time former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili wasn’t rescued from a police van, as he was earlier this week. The stateless politician was taken to a police station.(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP) …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Police Recapture Former Georgian Leader Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukrainian Police Recapture Former Georgian Leader Saakashvili

    Ukraine’s general prosecutor said on Friday police had recaptured the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from police custody by his supporters in dramatic scenes earlier this week. The development is the latest twist in a long feud between the Ukrainian authorities and Saakashvili, who has turned on his one-time...

    As China Invests in Ukraine, Russia Stands to Gain
    Dec09

    As China Invests in Ukraine, Russia Stands to Gain

    KYIV, Ukraine—A top Chinese official visited Kyiv this week to announce a host of new infrastructure projects and investments in Ukraine, underscoring a burgeoning economic relationship between the two countries that could nudge Kyiv away from the West—a scenario that would ultimately benefit Moscow, some say. “Russian-Chinese relations have no...

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the adamant opposition leader who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship four months ago, was arrested in Ukraine’s capital …read more Source: ABC...

    What Russia did for Trump—A stream of stolen documents defined the campaign
    Dec09

    What Russia did for Trump—A stream of stolen documents defined the campaign

    When it comes to “what could Donald Trump do for Russia” there are multiple answers: cutting support for Ukraine, getting out of Russia’s way in Syria, dropping demands for human rights — and Trump has come through in all these areas. But the biggest thing that Russia wants is for Trump to drop US sanctions, particularly the sanctions...