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    Trump legal team scrambles to prepare for new stage of Russia probe
    Oct28

    Trump legal team scrambles to prepare for new stage of Russia probe

    President Donald Trump’s White House and personal lawyers scrambled Saturday to learn where the knife might fall in the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller, triggering a guessing game among aides after days of trying to turn attention away from allegations of collusion with Russia during the election.Attorneys involved in the...

    Inside ‘Satan’s’ Lair: The Lock-Tight Ukrainian Rocket Plant At Center Of Tech-Leak Scandal
    Oct28

    Inside ‘Satan’s’ Lair: The Lock-Tight Ukrainian Rocket Plant At Center Of Tech-Leak Scandal

    A recent report tied Ukraine’s storied and notorious rocket factory to North Korea’s missile program and thrust it into the middle of a geopolitical scandal. RFE/RL went inside to find out why. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    When Liberty Met ‘Satan’
    Oct28

    When Liberty Met ‘Satan’

    Stanislav Yus — a laureate of the Soviet Lenin Prize, Lenin Komsomol Prize, and a Hero of Socialist Labor — is already a legend in his own right, and one of the last of his generation of missile designers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Robert Mueller’s First Charges
    Oct28

    Robert Mueller’s First Charges

    It’s the end of the beginning for the Russia investigation. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has reportedly filed the first criminal charges as part of the sprawling inquiry into Moscow’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, CNN reported Friday night.Citing “sources briefed on the matter,” the network said a...

    Manafort realtor called to testify before grand jury in Russia probe
    Oct28

    Manafort realtor called to testify before grand jury in Russia probe

    The realtor who helped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort buy the Virginia condo that was recently raided by the FBI testified last week before the federal grand jury hearing testimony in Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, POLITICO has learned. The real estate agent, Wayne Holland of Alexandria, Virginia-based McEnearney Associates,...

    Ukraine's prime minister seeks to change his country’s narrative in Canada
    Oct28

    Ukraine's prime minister seeks to change his country’s narrative in Canada

    Volodymyr Groysman wants Trudeau to see his nation as one on its way to recovery after years of conflict …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Protesters in Ukraine Camp Out Over an Old Issue: Corruption
    Oct28

    Protesters in Ukraine Camp Out Over an Old Issue: Corruption

    Nearly four years after the 2014 revolution, tents rise again on Kiev’s streets and demonstrators denounce the slow pace of reform. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia Field-Tested Hybrid Warfare in Ukraine. Why That Cyberthreat Matters for the US.
    Oct28

    Russia Field-Tested Hybrid Warfare in Ukraine. Why That Cyberthreat Matters for the US.

    KYIV, Ukraine—Since 2014 Russia has used Ukraine as a testing ground for its hybrid warfare doctrine, underscoring what some security experts say is a case study for the new kinds of security threats the U.S. and its Western allies can anticipate from Moscow. “The threats Ukraine faces are harbingers of things to come for the U.S. and its other...

    Major Russian Defense, Intelligence Companies Targeted By New U.S. Sanctions
    Oct27

    Major Russian Defense, Intelligence Companies Targeted By New U.S. Sanctions

    The U.S. State Department has targeted nearly three dozen major Russian defense and intelligence companies under a new U.S. sanctions law, restricting business transactions with them and further ratcheting up pressure against Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    It’s 10 P.M., Do You Know Where America’s Troops Are?
    Oct27

    It’s 10 P.M., Do You Know Where America’s Troops Are?

    This week I began to worry that Senator Lindsey Graham isn’t as happy as he should be. He’s always been affable. And, rare for Washington, he’s sometimes intentionally funny. But I think he could have more job satisfaction. Graham is a long-serving member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and a committed hawk. He supports...