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    Who in the White House Decided to Wiretap Manafort?
    Sep21

    Who in the White House Decided to Wiretap Manafort?

    President Donald Trump, who is noted for his frequent exaggerations, just might have been right about the Obama administration’s attempts to derail his campaign. CNN, a hostile news source that had previously denounced Trump’s claims that he had been wiretapped at Trump Tower, reported late on Monday that former Trump campaign manager...

    What I Learned About War From the Parents Who Lost Their Son
    Sep21

    What I Learned About War From the Parents Who Lost Their Son

    ZAPORIZHIA, Ukraine—The last time Marina Kasyanenko saw her son, Daniel, she begged him not to return to war. “It was hard for him,” she later says of her son, a 19-year-old Ukrainian soldier. “I didn’t want him to go to war. But he was determined—he had to be the one to go.” It was July 2015, and Daniel had gone home to his parents’...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’
    Sep21

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’

    A Russian prosecutor in Crimea has recommended a suspended sentence for Ilmi Umerov, a Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed a Russian proposal to deploy U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine as an effort to legalize its proxies and freeze the conflict. Relations between Kyiv and Moscow have never been worse since Russia annexed Crimea more than three years ago and Russian-backed separatist fighters subsequently took up...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’
    Sep21

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’

    A Russian prosecutor in Crimea has recommended a suspended sentence for Ilmi Umerov, a Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed a Russian proposal to deploy U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine as an effort to legalize its proxies and freeze the conflict. Relations between Kyiv and Moscow have never been worse since Russia annexed Crimea more than three years ago and Russian-backed separatist fighters subsequently took up...

    In Kyiv, Saakashvili Demands Documents That Stripped Him Of Ukrainian Citizenship
    Sep20

    In Kyiv, Saakashvili Demands Documents That Stripped Him Of Ukrainian Citizenship

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region and former president of Georgia, has arrived in Ukraine’s capital, where he vowed to challenge the revocation of his Ukrainian citizenship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to “destroy” North Korea
    Sep20

    In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to “destroy” North Korea

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to “totally destroy North Korea” if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the renegade nation’s nuclear weapons program, making his case in a combative debut speech to the U.N. that laid out a stark, good-vs-evil view of a globe riven by chaos and turmoil....

    Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?
    Sep20

    Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?

    The first episode of Comrade Detective opens with producer and star Channing Tatum sitting in a movie theater with journalist Jon Ronson. They are gathered to present a forgotten treasure from an even more forgotten time, which took over two decades to find, in a continent-spanning search, and obtained “with the cooperation of five international...

    Manafort Demands DOJ Inspector General Probe Of FISA Order Report
    Sep20

    Manafort Demands DOJ Inspector General Probe Of FISA Order Report

    Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman who has been a focus of various Russia probes, responded Tuesday to a CNN report that he had been the subject of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (or “FISA”) surveillance order by calling for an investigation by the Department of Justice’s Inspector General into the revelation. “If...