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    Paul Manafort’s exit strategy: Trump’s campaign chairman set up shell company to get loans from Trump-tied businesses
    Apr13

    Paul Manafort’s exit strategy: Trump’s campaign chairman set up shell company to get loans from Trump-tied businesses

    (Credit: AP Photo/Matt Rourke) In the aftermath of reports that Paul Manafort, the former campaign manager to President Donald Trump, received payments that can be traced back to an infamous Ukrainian “black ledger,” it also emerged on Wednesday that Manafort will register with the Department of Justice as a foreign agent. Manafort created a...

    Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Set To Register As Foreign Agent For Past Work in Ukraine
    Apr13

    Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Set To Register As Foreign Agent For Past Work in Ukraine

    U.S. lobbyists are obliged to detail work they were paid to carry out for foreign governments. …read more Source:...

    The Trump-Putin Reset Is Dead-but Don’t Rule Out an Amicable Settlement
    Apr13

    The Trump-Putin Reset Is Dead-but Don’t Rule Out an Amicable Settlement

    In the end, Vladimir Putin agreed to see the envoy from the Trump Administration. After a week of mutual recriminations over the war in Syria, the Russian President did not snub Rex Tillerson during the U.S. Secretary of State’s first official visit to Moscow. Instead, Putin showed a willingness to grit his teeth and accept the U.S. attack...

    The Daily Vertical: Putin Revives The Brezhnev Doctrine
    Apr13

    The Daily Vertical: Putin Revives The Brezhnev Doctrine

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cannes Film Festival releases broad lineup, high security
    Apr13

    Cannes Film Festival releases broad lineup, high security

    A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a film about AIDS activism are among 18 films competing for the top prizes at this year’s Cannes … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Cannes Film Festival Releases Broad Lineup, High Security
    Apr13

    Cannes Film Festival Releases Broad Lineup, High Security

    A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a film about AIDS activism are among 18 films competing for the top prizes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, which organizers hope can help counter nationalist sentiment.The festival is embracing virtual… …read more Source:...

    Cannes Film Festival releases broad lineup, high security
    Apr13

    Cannes Film Festival releases broad lineup, high security

    A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a film about AIDS activism are among 18 films competing for the top prizes at this year’s Cannes … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russia To Move 2018 Presidential Vote To Day Marking Seizure Of Crimea
    Apr13

    Russia To Move 2018 Presidential Vote To Day Marking Seizure Of Crimea

    Russia is preparing to move the date of the 2018 election that is expected to hand President Vladimir Putin a new term from March 11 to March 18 — the day Russia celebrates its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Former Trump campaign chairman set to register as foreign agent
    Apr13

    Former Trump campaign chairman set to register as foreign agent

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will register with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for lobbying work he did on behalf of political interests in Ukraine, led at the time by a pro-Russian political party, his spokesman said Wednesday. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Former Trump campaign adviser says allegations he acted as a Russian agent are “such a joke”
    Apr13

    Former Trump campaign adviser says allegations he acted as a Russian agent are “such a joke”

    Former Trump adviser Carter Page — reportedly the subject of a secret FBI surveillance warrant linked to his dealings with Russia — repeatedly denied wrongdoing during a Wednesday face-off with CNN’s Jake Tapper. “This is such a joke that it’s beyond words,” Page said of the news, which broke Tuesday in the Washington Post, that the...