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    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...

    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,...

    The Manafort indictment is a historic test for American democracy
    Oct31

    The Manafort indictment is a historic test for American democracy

    Mueller, Manafort, and the Trump era’s biggest crisis. The indictment of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort sets the stage for a historic test of the American legal and political systems, which could soon come under new attack from a president who has previously asked his advisers about firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller and...

    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...

    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 Plot To Kill Putin Shot Dead Near Kyiv
    Oct31

    Wife Of Man Accused Of Plot To Kill Putin Shot Dead Near Kyiv

    Unknown attackers fired on the car of a Chechen couple near Kyiv late on October 30, killing the woman, Amina Okuyeva. Her husband, Adam Osmayev, was accused in 2012 of plotting to kill Vladimir Putin, and was targeted in an earlier assassination attempt in June 2017. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, with videos courtesy of lb.ua, Kyiv Police,...

    Kremlin Says Russia Not Accused In U.S. Indictment
    Oct31

    Kremlin Says Russia Not Accused In U.S. Indictment

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has emphasized that the Kremlin sees no evidence of accusations of Russian meddling in the indictment handed down to U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman and an associate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Podestas Embroiled In Mueller Probe
    Oct31

    Podestas Embroiled In Mueller Probe

    ​Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former presidential campaign manager for a brief time, was indicted Monday by a federal grand jury, along with one of his business associates Richard W. Gates, on twelve counts. The charges, which cover conduct going as far back as 2006 and continuing through 2016, include conspiring to defraud the United...

    Chicken Littles Insist U.S. Military Is Too Old, Too Small
    Oct31

    Chicken Littles Insist U.S. Military Is Too Old, Too Small

    According to a recently released report by The Heritage Foundation, the condition of the U.S. military is “marginal.” The report claims that the U.S. military is “too small” and “too old.” Moreover, “the readiness that we have seen over the several years has been in dramatic decline, given the sorts of things we want the military to accomplish...

    Putin Opens Monument to Stalin’s Victims, Dissidents Cry Foul
    Oct31

    Putin Opens Monument to Stalin’s Victims, Dissidents Cry Foul

    President Vladimir Putin inaugurated a monument to the victims of Stalinist purges on Monday, but Soviet-era dissidents accused him of cynicism at a time when they say authorities are riding roughshod over civil freedoms. “The Wall of Grief” occupies a space on the edge of Moscow’s busy 10-lane ring road and depicts a mass of...