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    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...

    While chairing Trump campaign, Manafort tried to set up private briefings for a Russian billionaire
    Sep21

    While chairing Trump campaign, Manafort tried to set up private briefings for a Russian billionaire

    Investigators are scrutinizing Paul Manafort’s emails. While working unpaid for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Paul Manafort mused about how he could use his new prominence to get financially “whole,” and offered to give private political briefings to a Russian billionaire who had recently sued him. That’s according to...

    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...

    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...

    Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign
    Sep21

    Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign

    By Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman, Carol D. Leonnig and Adam Entous | Washington Post Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the...

    European Union Sets Conditions For More Aid To Ukraine
    Sep21

    European Union Sets Conditions For More Aid To Ukraine

    A top European Union finance official said Kyiv needs to do more in fighting corruption and to pass pension and land reforms as conditions for receiving more financial aid from Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    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...