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    NATO Chief Says Alliance Will Maintain Focus Despite Tillerson ‘Rumors’
    Dec05

    NATO Chief Says Alliance Will Maintain Focus Despite Tillerson ‘Rumors’

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has praised Rex Tillerson for what he called a “strong personal commitment” to the alliance and said “rumors” that the U.S. secretary of state could lose his job would not affect meetings this week in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Manafort worked on op-ed with colleague in Russia while under house arrest: prosecutors
    Dec05

    Manafort worked on op-ed with colleague in Russia while under house arrest: prosecutors

    In a court filing, prosecutors say Manafort and the colleague sought to publish the op-ed under someone else’s name and intended it to influence public opinion about his work in Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukrainian TV Station Hit By Blockade
    Dec05

    Ukrainian TV Station Hit By Blockade

    Men dressed in camouflage blockaded Ukraine’s NewsOne TV station in Kyiv with sandbags and barbed wires on December 3. They were angry that the broadcaster covered an opposition rally organized by Mikheil Saakashvili’s political party. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Aid to Ukraine Illustrates Dangers of U.S. Membership in NATO
    Dec05

    Aid to Ukraine Illustrates Dangers of U.S. Membership in NATO

    Will military aid to Ukraine avoid war with Russia, or is a better solution for the U.S. to withdraw from NATO? …read more Source: The New...

    Did Paul Manafort ghost-write an op-ed with a Kremlin-tied Russian? The special counsel says yes, and cancels his bail deal.
    Dec05

    Did Paul Manafort ghost-write an op-ed with a Kremlin-tied Russian? The special counsel says yes, and cancels his bail deal.

    WASHINGTON — Paul Manafort ghost-wrote an editorial about his political work in Ukraine, violating a court order, according to a new court filing from the special counsel’s office. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Special counsel questions Manafort bail deal after op-ed
    Dec05

    Special counsel questions Manafort bail deal after op-ed

    Paul Manafort and a Russian colleague with ties to the country’s intelligence services were ghostwriting an editorial about his work in the Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Manafort worked on op-ed with Russian while out on bail, prosecutors say
    Dec05

    Manafort worked on op-ed with Russian while out on bail, prosecutors say

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was ghostwriting an op-ed while out on bail last month with a Russian who has ties to the Russian intelligence service, Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Muller’s team said Monday. In a new filing Monday afternoon, Mueller’s investigators said Manafort was working on an editorial in...

    Mueller: Manafort Was Ghostwriting Op-Ed With Russian Colleague Last Week
    Dec05

    Mueller: Manafort Was Ghostwriting Op-Ed With Russian Colleague Last Week

    The agreement that Paul Manafort and Special Counsel Robert Mueller had seemed to have come to on releasing him from home arrest has fallen apart due to what prosecutors described in court filings Monday as an op-ed Manafort was “ghostwriting” with a Russia-based colleague “regarding his political work for Ukraine.”The colleague has been...

    Prosecutors: Manafort Wrote Op-Ed With Colleague ‘Assessed To Have Ties’ In Russia
    Dec05

    Prosecutors: Manafort Wrote Op-Ed With Colleague ‘Assessed To Have Ties’ In Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — While facing several felony charges, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been working on an op-ed essay with a longtime colleague “assessed to have ties” to a Russian intelligence service, according to court papers filed Monday by prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller.In the court...

    Mueller: Paul Manafort has been trying to “violate a court order” while under house arrest
    Dec05

    Mueller: Paul Manafort has been trying to “violate a court order” while under house arrest

    It looks like he was writing an op-ed with someone connected to Russia’s intelligence service. Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s disgraced former campaign chair, was drafting an English-language op-ed on Ukraine with a Russian who has ties to the Kremlin’s intelligence service as late as last Thursday, more than four weeks...