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    Saakashvili Escapes Custody After Standoff With Police
    Dec07

    Saakashvili Escapes Custody After Standoff With Police

    Ukrainian security forces arrested former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili on suspicion of assisting a criminal organization but he later escaped from custody in Kyiv with help from his supporters. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    READ: The Op-Ed Manafort Is Accused Of Ghostwriting With A Russian Asset
    Dec06

    READ: The Op-Ed Manafort Is Accused Of Ghostwriting With A Russian Asset

    TPM has obtained what appears to be the draft opinion article that Paul Manafort allegedly helped to ghostwrite, getting him in hot water with federal prosecutors and potentially the judge in his criminal case.The draft op-ed was provided t0 TPM by Oleg Voloshyn, a former spokesman for Ukraine’s ministry of foreign affairs under the...

    A Ukrainian political pundit says Paul Manafort did not ‘ghostwrite’ his pro-Manafort opinion piece
    Dec06

    A Ukrainian political pundit says Paul Manafort did not ‘ghostwrite’ his pro-Manafort opinion piece

    A Ukrainian political pundit and former government official said Tuesday that Paul Manafort, the former chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, did not ghostwrite an opinion piece he drafted to submit to a Kiev newspaper, as prosecutors working for Special Counsel Robert Mueller have alleged. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Tillerson to Affirm ‘Ironclad’ US Commitment to NATO During Trip to Europe
    Dec05

    Tillerson to Affirm ‘Ironclad’ US Commitment to NATO During Trip to Europe

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he plans to affirm an “ironclad” U.S. commitment to NATO during a visit to Belgium, Austria and France this week. Dogged by reports by several media outlets that the White House is considering replacing him with CIA Chief Mike Pompeo, Tillerson called those reports “laughable.” President Donald...

    Case against Paul Manafort takes a bizarre turn, and it involves the Russians
    Dec05

    Case against Paul Manafort takes a bizarre turn, and it involves the Russians

    In a bizarre turn in the continuing saga of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, it appears that he broke his bail terms by trying to ghost-write an editorial with a Russia-connected confidante. He did what? According to a filing by Special Counsel Bob Mueller Monday, Manafort was in the process of writing an opinion-editorial “to...

    Prosecutors: Manafort wrote op-ed with colleague in Russia
    Dec05

    Prosecutors: Manafort wrote op-ed with colleague in Russia

    By Chad Day and Eric Tucker | Associated Press WASHINGTON — In an attempt to burnish his public image and leave no fingerprints behind, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort recently enlisted a longtime Russian colleague to help him ghostwrite an op-ed. Related Articles Trump’s tweet raises obstruction specter, worries...

    U.S. Cites ‘Concerns’ Ukraine May Be Backtracking On Fight Against Corruption
    Dec05

    U.S. Cites ‘Concerns’ Ukraine May Be Backtracking On Fight Against Corruption

    The U.S. State Department is raising “concerns” about signs that Ukraine may be backtracking on its commitment to fight corruption, jeopardizing support for Kyiv in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Cites ‘Concerns’ Ukraine May Be Backtracking On Fight Against Corruption
    Dec05

    U.S. Cites ‘Concerns’ Ukraine May Be Backtracking On Fight Against Corruption

    The U.S. State Department is raising “concerns” about signs that Ukraine may be backtracking on its commitment to fight corruption, jeopardizing support for Kyiv in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Prosecutors Say Manafort Wrote Op-Ed On Ukraine With Colleague In Russia
    Dec05

    U.S. Prosecutors Say Manafort Wrote Op-Ed On Ukraine With Colleague In Russia

    Prosecutors investigating Russia’s alleged meddling in the U.S. presidential election have accused President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, of working with a colleague “assessed to have ties” to a Russian intelligence service to draft an opinion piece about his work for Ukraine. …read more...

    Manafort wrote op-ed with Russian colleague in attempt to polish image, prosecutors say
    Dec05

    Manafort wrote op-ed with Russian colleague in attempt to polish image, prosecutors say

    Prosecutors say Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chairman, and the colleague sought to publish the op-ed to influence public opinion about his political consulting in Ukraine, work at the heart of the criminal case against him. …read more Source: Toronto...