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    BBC: Cohen Got Hefty Secret Payment To Arrange Trump-Ukraine Meeting
    May23

    BBC: Cohen Got Hefty Secret Payment To Arrange Trump-Ukraine Meeting

    Sources in Ukraine told the BBC that Michael Cohen received a hefty secret payment to set up talks between the Ukrainian president and President Trump last year. Cohen denies it. According to the BBC’s Wednesday report, intermediaries for Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko arranged the payment to Cohen for his help in establishing a back...

    Mueller Team Hints At Still-Unrevealed PR Firms Involved In Manafort Case
    May23

    Mueller Team Hints At Still-Unrevealed PR Firms Involved In Manafort Case

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team suggested Wednesday that there were other yet-to-be-revealed public relations firms involved in Paul Manafort’s Ukraine lobbying scheme beyond those already referenced specifically in the indictment. The hint came in a hearing in front of a federal judge in Washington D.C. concerning...

    Belarusian Court Reportedly Jails Ukrainian Reporter For Eight Years
    May23

    Belarusian Court Reportedly Jails Ukrainian Reporter For Eight Years

    Media reports say a Belarusian court has sentenced a Ukrainian reporter to more than eight years in prison after convicting him of espionage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    BBC: Michael Cohen was paid at least $400,000 by Ukraine to set up meeting with Trump
    May23

    BBC: Michael Cohen was paid at least $400,000 by Ukraine to set up meeting with Trump

    The BBC has a big scoop here: Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 (£300,000) to fix talks between the Ukrainian president and President Trump, according to sources in Kiev close to those involved. The payment was arranged by intermediaries acting for Ukraine’s leader,...

    Ukrainian Security Agency Warns Of Potential Cyberattack Linked To Soccer Final
    May23

    Ukrainian Security Agency Warns Of Potential Cyberattack Linked To Soccer Final

    Ukraine’s main security agency has warned of a potential Russian cyberattack ahead of this weekend’s final match of the Champions League soccer tournament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Paid Cohen $400k to Book Meeting With Trump
    May23

    Ukraine Paid Cohen $400k to Book Meeting With Trump

    The BBC is reporting that after being kept at arms length by the White House, the President of Ukraine paid Michael Cohen at least $400,000 to arrange a meeting between the President Poroshenko and Trump. Key detail from BBC report … Cohen was brought in, he said, because Ukraine’s registered lobbyists and embassy in Washington DC could get...

    Italy’s Swing to the Populist Fringe Is Profoundly Symbolic and Deeply Disturbing for the E.U.
    May23

    Italy’s Swing to the Populist Fringe Is Profoundly Symbolic and Deeply Disturbing for the E.U.

    The European Union can swing from euphoria to crisis in the blink of an eye. Just a few months ago, French President Emmanuel Macron was wooing liberal acolytes in the European Parliament with his vision of a European renaissance, a continent rebounding from the woes of the past with the kind of radical reform needed to win over a new generation....

    Ukraine paid Trump lawyer at least $400k to set up meeting with Ukrainian president: report
    May23

    Ukraine paid Trump lawyer at least $400k to set up meeting with Ukrainian president: report

    President Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen was paid by Ukraine to arrange a meeting between the country’s president and Trump, the BBC reported Wednesday…. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine: Massive Cyberattack Possible Before Champions League Final
    May23

    Ukraine: Massive Cyberattack Possible Before Champions League Final

    Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) on Wednesday warned of a possible cyber attack on state bodies and private companies ahead of the Champions League soccer final in Kiev on Saturday. The SBU is particularly concerned that critical infrastructure appears to be a target and believes Russia is behind the possible attack. “Security...

    Most Americans don’t realize Robert Mueller’s investigation has uncovered crimes
    May23

    Most Americans don’t realize Robert Mueller’s investigation has uncovered crimes

    17 indictments and five guilty pleas so far. A majority of Americans — 59 percent — say in a new survey that Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia and the 2016 campaign has not yet uncovered evidence of any crimes, even though in reality, Mueller has already obtained five guilty pleas and 17 criminal indictments. That’s according...