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    $1.5 Billion I.P.O. for Firm Controlled by Putin Ally Tied to Manafort
    Nov03

    $1.5 Billion I.P.O. for Firm Controlled by Putin Ally Tied to Manafort

    The listing is one of the largest by a Russian company since the Kremlin drew international condemnation and sanctions by annexing Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: The New York...

    Autumn brings fresh persecutions in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Nov03

    Autumn brings fresh persecutions in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Despite Western diplomatic efforts and sanctions against Russia, Moscow continues to attack and put pressure on the last vestiges of organized political and social opposition in Crimea, which Russia illegally annexed from Ukraine in early 2014. Indeed, September and October brought renewed persecution on the peninsula. The latest wave of...

    Manafort indictment welcomed in Ukraine
    Nov03

    Manafort indictment welcomed in Ukraine

    KYIV – Ukrainians long angered by Paul Manafort’s work to bring what they regard as a kleptocratic, pro-Russia administration to power in Kyiv celebrated news of the American political consultant’s indictment on October 30. Mr. Manafort, who spent months as chairman of U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, surrendered to...

    AP source: Mueller’s probe draws in Democrat, Republican
    Nov03

    AP source: Mueller’s probe draws in Democrat, Republican

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Convergence of the Scandals
    Nov03

    The Convergence of the Scandals

    On October 30, special prosecutor Robert Mueller indicted President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and deputy chairman Rick Gates on 12 charges, including money laundering, false statements, and conspiracy against the United States, related to their work with Ukrainian political entities. on WeeklyStandard.com...

    What new Russia investigation charges could mean for Trump
    Nov03

    What new Russia investigation charges could mean for Trump

    (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) Five months into Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of cooperation between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia during the 2016 election, Americans are seeing the first legal maneuvers in the case. Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates surrendered...

    Paul Manafort is a crook at every possible scale
    Nov03

    Paul Manafort is a crook at every possible scale

    The indictments against Paul Manafort include some big numbers—like $75 million in illicit offshore accounts, and over $18 million laundered into the US through real estate purchases. But just because Paul Manafort was being crooked on a grand scale doesn’t mean he still didn’t enjoy the little things. For example … in 2012, Manafort...

    Poland to Ban Ukrainians With ‘Anti-Polish Views’
    Nov03

    Poland to Ban Ukrainians With ‘Anti-Polish Views’

    Poland plans to bar Ukrainians with “anti-Polish views,” its foreign minister said on Thursday, emphasizing the nationalist credentials of his ruling party that often talks of the “historic wrongs” inflicted on Poles by their neighbors. Witold Waszczykowski said the policy was a reaction to disrespect shown at a Polish cemetery in the western...

    Podesta Group labors to remake itself after founder’s exit
    Nov03

    Podesta Group labors to remake itself after founder’s exit

    Days after Tony Podesta shook Washington by stepping down as chairman of his namesake lobbying firm, the Podesta Group is laboring to remake itself as some staffers and clients eye the exits.Podesta announced his resignation on Monday, hours after an indictment was unsealed charging Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, with violating foreign...

    What Leon Wieseltier’s Fall Reveals About Washington
    Nov03

    What Leon Wieseltier’s Fall Reveals About Washington

    The Beltway has a long history of excusing sexual abuse. Does anyone in Washington still remember Leon Wieseltier now that indictments and a guilty plea involving the political misdeeds of associates of the sexual harasser-in-chief have sidelined the national paroxysm over sexual harassment itself? Even so, we should ponder Wieseltier’s...