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    US Commerce Chief Tied to Russian Shipping Venture, Leaked Documents Show
    Nov06

    US Commerce Chief Tied to Russian Shipping Venture, Leaked Documents Show

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross shares significant business interests through a shipping venture in Russia with President Vladimir Putin’s son-in-law and an oligarch subject to American sanctions, newly leaked documents showed Sunday. Ross, a 79-year-old billionaire industrialist, has an investment in partnerships valued at between $2...

    Poroshenko, Tillerson Discuss UN Peacekeeping Plan
    Nov05

    Poroshenko, Tillerson Discuss UN Peacekeeping Plan

    The Ukrainian presidential office says President Petro Poroshenko and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have discussed the possibility of sending UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Former Trump Campaign Chief Pledges $12 Million To End House Arrest
    Nov05

    Former Trump Campaign Chief Pledges $12 Million To End House Arrest

    Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, has offered to post $12 million in real estate and life-insurance assets in an effort to end the house arrest order against him, court documents show. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Here Is How Japan Plans on Killing China’s Aircraft Carriers
    Nov05

    Here Is How Japan Plans on Killing China’s Aircraft Carriers

    Zachary Keck Security, Asia Missiles are too expensive. How about submarines instead? As we approach the day when China will have multiple aircraft carriers, Beijing’s neighbors and the United States are likely beginning to prepare for this eventuality. This is especially true of Japan, China’s traditional rival in the region. While...

    North Korea, Syria and Ukraine: Trump and Putin Plan for a New World Order
    Nov04

    North Korea, Syria and Ukraine: Trump and Putin Plan for a New World Order

    The presidents may meet for the second time at an Asian economic summit in Vietnam next week. …read more Source:...

    NYT: Carter Page Appeared Before Grand Jury For Mueller Probe
    Nov04

    NYT: Carter Page Appeared Before Grand Jury For Mueller Probe

    Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page has appeared before a grand jury working with special counsel Robert Mueller, the New York Times reported Friday. “Page was questioned by the FBI earlier this year and has also appeared before the grand jury as part of the special counsel’s inquiry,” the Times noted, in a report on...

    Ukraine and Google playing Justin Trudeau’s ‘sock game’
    Nov04

    Ukraine and Google playing Justin Trudeau’s ‘sock game’

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is well known for his style, and his colourful – sometimes themed – socks. When Ukraine’s trade representative, Nataliya Mykolska, visited Mr Trudeau she took the opportunity to contribute to his collection of – what broadcasting platform Ukrinform has called – “unusual socks”. …read more Source:...

    US Lobbyists Missed Red Flags in Manafort-linked Contracts
    Nov04

    US Lobbyists Missed Red Flags in Manafort-linked Contracts

    Two U.S. firms caught up in the special counsel’s indictment against Paul Manafort claim to have been misled about the details of the former Trump campaign chairman’s lobbying efforts for Ukraine, but clear warning signals were readily available. Voice of America’s Ukrainian Service has turned up several U.S. and European news...

    Ukraine lawmaker says he gave FBI information on Manafort
    Nov03

    Ukraine lawmaker says he gave FBI information on Manafort

    A Ukrainian opposition politician who helped uncover off-the-books payments allegedly made to former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort says he provided information on the matter to the FBI, but … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine lawmaker says he gave FBI information on Manafort
    Nov03

    Ukraine lawmaker says he gave FBI information on Manafort

    A Ukrainian opposition politician who helped uncover off-the-books payments allegedly made to former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort says he provided information on the matter to the FBI, but never received a follow-up …read more Source: ABC...