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    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...

    Manafort involved in drafting op-ed defending his Ukrainian work: court papers
    Dec09

    Manafort involved in drafting op-ed defending his Ukrainian work: court papers

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was heavily involved in the drafting of an op-ed defending his consulting work in Ukraine, which prosecutors argue violated a court order barring him from making his case in th… …read more Source: The...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...

    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...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the adamant opposition leader who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship four months ago, was arrested late Friday in Ukraine’s capital. Hundreds of his supporters gathered in a narrow street outside the police station where he was taken, shouting “Shame” and calling for others to...

    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...

    Bellingcat Report Alleges Senior Russian General ‘Figure Of Interest’ In MH17 Downing
    Dec08

    Bellingcat Report Alleges Senior Russian General ‘Figure Of Interest’ In MH17 Downing

    A respected international investigative group says it has identified a senior Russian general as a figure of interest in the downing of a civilian airliner over eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bellingcat Report Alleges Senior Russian General ‘Figure Of Interest’ In MH17 Downing
    Dec08

    Bellingcat Report Alleges Senior Russian General ‘Figure Of Interest’ In MH17 Downing

    A respected international investigative group says it has identified a senior Russian general as a figure of interest in the downing of a civilian airliner over eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...