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    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...

    Saakashvili Arrives In Kyiv
    Sep20

    Saakashvili Arrives In Kyiv

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region and former president of Georgia, arrived in Kyiv vowing to challenge the revocation of his Ukrainian citizenship. He told supporters the Ukrainian authorities were trying to prevent him from mounting a legal challenge to the decision, which was announced by President Petro...

    Criticism Or Terrorism? Jailed For A Like
    Sep20

    Criticism Or Terrorism? Jailed For A Like

    Dozens of Russian citizens have been imprisoned in recent years for their social-media activities. This is the story of one of them, a blogger who was jailed for expressing his views on Russia’s military involvement in Syria. …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...

    Ukraine Readies New High Court as Reforms Take Hold, Justice Minister Says
    Sep20

    Ukraine Readies New High Court as Reforms Take Hold, Justice Minister Says

    Ukraine could have a new Supreme Court installed by next month as part of judicial reforms aimed at rooting out corruption, Ukraine’s Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko said Tuesday. “I think from October the new Supreme Court will start working,” Petrenko told Reuters in an interview at the Concordia Annual Summit in New York....

    Trump Calls Out Socialism, Iran and Cuba at UN (Transcript, VIDEO)
    Sep20

    Trump Calls Out Socialism, Iran and Cuba at UN (Transcript, VIDEO)

    At the United Nations, President Trump delivered a speech that was in some ways conventional, yet struck unique notes that echoed the agenda that had brought him to the White House. “As President of the United States, I will always put America first, just like you, as the leaders of your countries will always, and should always, put your...

    Embattled Ukrainian president to visit Canada
    Sep20

    Embattled Ukrainian president to visit Canada

    Ukrainian President to visit Canada Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is in New York today where he is holding talks with several world leaders during the opening of the U.N.General Assembly. A press release today from the Canadian Prime Minister’s office says the Ukrainian president will travel to Canada for a working visit on the 22nd,...

    Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills
    Sep20

    Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills

    A Russian attack helicopter mistakenly fired at least one rocket into a crowd of spectators during a large-scale military exercise in western Belarus simulating a counterattack against NATO forces. The Russian military acknowledged that a rocket was fired by accident by a helicopter, but insisted that no one was hurt in the incident. It also...

    Manafort was under investigation before, during and after his time working for Trump—for good reason
    Sep20

    Manafort was under investigation before, during and after his time working for Trump—for good reason

    Paul Manafort was under surveillance by the FISA court before, during, and after his six months as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. That wasn’t because President Obama both hated Donald Trump and somehow knew that Manafort would sign onto the Trump campaign. It’s because there are few people in the nation more deserving of...

    Does Latvia need the Canadian soldiers now protecting it?
    Sep20

    Does Latvia need the Canadian soldiers now protecting it?

    Canadian soldiers on a tank during battlegroup exercises at the Adazi Training Area outside Riga (Chris Scott) In a New Brunswick-sized country, small numbers add up. It’s a crisp summer afternoon in a wood near Riga, and I’m squatting on the edge of a sandpit observing some of the 1,200 NATO troops who have come to help...