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    Podesta Group’s Ties to Manafort Case Loom Larger in Mueller Probe
    Nov01

    Podesta Group’s Ties to Manafort Case Loom Larger in Mueller Probe

    The lobbying group co-founded by Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign chairman is in the crosshairs of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, being mentioned indirectly Monday in the 12-count indictment of President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager. The Podesta Group has been identified in news reports as...

    Yulia Tymoshenko Warned Us About Paul Manafort Years Ago
    Nov01

    Yulia Tymoshenko Warned Us About Paul Manafort Years Ago

    Yulia Tymoshenko warned us about Paul Manafort years ago. In a civil complaint, the former Ukrainian prime minister accused Manafort—who would go on to chair Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign—of conspiring with Ukrainian and Russian partners to launder dirty money through “a labyrinth of shell companies” in the U.S....

    Wife of Chechen accused of plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin shot dead near Kyiv
    Nov01

    Wife of Chechen accused of plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin shot dead near Kyiv

    Amina Okuyeva was killed and her husband Adam Osmayev was wounded. The couple were fierce critics of Putin and escaped an assassination attempt in June …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Trump: ‘Podesta running from his firm’ has ‘Dems in a dither’
    Oct31

    Trump: ‘Podesta running from his firm’ has ‘Dems in a dither’

    President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that Monday’s “biggest story” was Democratic lobbyist and Podesta Group founder Tony Podesta “running from his firm.”Podesta, whose brother John was chairman of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, announced his resignation after coming under investigation by special...

    Trump and allies dismiss Papadopoulos as the ‘coffee boy’
    Oct31

    Trump and allies dismiss Papadopoulos as the ‘coffee boy’

    President Donald Trump and his allies fought back Tuesday against special counsel Robert Mueller’s wave of indictments against former campaign aides, dismissing an ex-foreign policy adviser who cut a plea deal with prosecutors as a “liar” and nothing more than the “coffee boy.”The White House was rocked on Monday after Mueller’s team...

    Trump’s “No Collusion” Defense Is Falling Apart
    Oct31

    Trump’s “No Collusion” Defense Is Falling Apart

    For nearly a year now, “no collusion” has been a kind of mantra for President Donald Trump and his administration. Trump and other White House officials have tried to muddy the waters of the Russia investigation by arguing that it is a partisan witch hunt and that Hillary Clinton was the real colluder—but “no collusion” has always been the...

    Wife of man accused of plotting to kill Putin shot dead
    Oct31

    Wife of man accused of plotting to kill Putin shot dead

    The Ukrainian wife of a Chechen man accused by Russia of plotting to assassinate President Putin was shot dead outside Kiev on Monday in an attack that also wounded her husband, Ukrainian authorities said. Amina Okuyeva and Adam Osmayev were in a car that was shot at from bushes near a railway crossing on the… …read more Source: New...

    How Paul Manafort Helped Elect Russia’s Man in Ukraine
    Oct31

    How Paul Manafort Helped Elect Russia’s Man in Ukraine

    By the account of his lawyer, Paul Manafort went to work in Ukraine in 2005 with the most spotless of intentions. “[He] represented pro-European Union campaigns for the Ukrainians,” the attorney, Kevin Downing, said in a statement. “And in the course of that representation he was seeking to further democracy and to help the Ukrainians come closer...

    The Young and the Restless of the Maidan Generation
    Oct31

    The Young and the Restless of the Maidan Generation

    “I have bad news for the hucksters in power: people from all over Ukraine have gathered here to demand change!” Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili shouted passionately from the stage on October 17 in Kyiv. Cheered sporadically by a crowd of protesters under a canopy of party flags, including those of his own Movement of New Forces,...

    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Agency Reportedly Detains Interior Minister’s Son
    Oct31

    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Agency Reportedly Detains Interior Minister’s Son

    Reports from Ukraine say anticorruption investigators have detained the son of Interior Minister Arsen Avakov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...