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    Federal judge rejects Manafort’s bid to dismiss Mueller indictment
    May16

    Federal judge rejects Manafort’s bid to dismiss Mueller indictment

    A federal judge on Tuesday rejected an attempt by Paul Manafort, a former Trump campaign chairman, to get an indictment against him dismissed by claiming that special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment was flawed.In a blow to Manafort’s defense, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Mueller’s prosecution of...

    One Government Soldier Killed In Ukraine’s East
    May16

    One Government Soldier Killed In Ukraine’s East

    Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed and two wounded in clashes in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine is about to make another crucial step toward Europe
    May16

    Ukraine is about to make another crucial step toward Europe

    Ukraine’s central bank governor says that liberalization of Ukraine’s arcane foreign exchange controls will make it a much more investor-friendly place. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Judges Refuses To Dismiss Case Against Trump’s Ex-Campaign Chairman
    May16

    U.S. Judges Refuses To Dismiss Case Against Trump’s Ex-Campaign Chairman

    A U.S. judge has refused to dismiss Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s case against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort on the grounds that it has nothing to do with alleged Russia meddling in the 2016 election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    THE NEW AXIS OF EVIL
    May16

    THE NEW AXIS OF EVIL

    In his January 29, 2002, State of the Union address, President George W. Bush inaugurated the phrase “Axis of Evil.” He described the regimes of Iran Ayatollahs, Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, and North Korea as such. Bush stated that, “…Our second goal is to prevent regimes that sponsor terror from threatening America or our friends and allies...

    Ukraine Raids Russian Media Outlets, Arrests Journalist
    May16

    Ukraine Raids Russian Media Outlets, Arrests Journalist

    Ukraine’s state security agency raided offices of two Russian state-owned media outlets in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday and leveled treason accusations against a journalist, a move that drew sharp criticism from the top trans-Atlantic security and rights group. Ukraine’s domestic security agency, the SBU, said the raids of the Kyiv...

    Putin’s Bridge Linking Russia To (Annexed) Crimea Opens
    May16

    Putin’s Bridge Linking Russia To (Annexed) Crimea Opens

    The Russian leader jumped behind the wheel of an orange dump truck, leading the charge across the 12-mile bridge connecting the two regions for the first time in history. (Image credit: Alexander Nemenov/AP) …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin opens a bridge to Crimea, cementing Russia’s hold on its neighbor
    May16

    Vladimir Putin opens a bridge to Crimea, cementing Russia’s hold on its neighbor

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin climbed aboard a large orange construction truck on Monday and drove it across a new 12-mile bridge to Crimea, inaugurating his latest megaproject and tightening Moscow’s claim to the disputed territory. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Putin: New Weapons Will Maintain Russia’s Might for Decades
    May16

    Putin: New Weapons Will Maintain Russia’s Might for Decades

    Russia’s new weapons, including an array of new nuclear systems, will ensure the country’s security for decades to come, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday at a meeting with top military brass. Speaking in Sochi, Putin said the new systems unveiled this year would significantly increase Russia’s military capabilities and...

    Breaking: Federal judge just ruled on Paul Manafort’s motion to dismiss Mueller charges
    May16

    Breaking: Federal judge just ruled on Paul Manafort’s motion to dismiss Mueller charges

    A federal judge ruled Tuesday against the motion by lawyers for Paul Manafort to dismiss the charges in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference. Here’s why the judge ruled against Manafort The former campaign manager for President Trump is being charged in Washington D.C. with failing to...