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    Did Paul Manafort ghost-write an op-ed with a Kremlin-tied Russian? The special counsel says yes, and cancels his bail deal.
    Dec05

    Did Paul Manafort ghost-write an op-ed with a Kremlin-tied Russian? The special counsel says yes, and cancels his bail deal.

    WASHINGTON — Paul Manafort ghost-wrote an editorial about his political work in Ukraine, violating a court order, according to a new court filing from the special counsel’s office. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    NATO Chief Says Alliance Will Maintain Focus Despite Tillerson ‘Rumors’
    Dec05

    NATO Chief Says Alliance Will Maintain Focus Despite Tillerson ‘Rumors’

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has praised Rex Tillerson for what he called a “strong personal commitment” to the alliance and said “rumors” that the U.S. secretary of state could lose his job would not affect meetings this week in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mueller: Paul Manafort has been trying to “violate a court order” while under house arrest
    Dec05

    Mueller: Paul Manafort has been trying to “violate a court order” while under house arrest

    It looks like he was writing an op-ed with someone connected to Russia’s intelligence service. Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s disgraced former campaign chair, was drafting an English-language op-ed on Ukraine with a Russian who has ties to the Kremlin’s intelligence service as late as last Thursday, more than four weeks...

    Ukrainian TV Station Hit By Blockade
    Dec05

    Ukrainian TV Station Hit By Blockade

    Men dressed in camouflage blockaded Ukraine’s NewsOne TV station in Kyiv with sandbags and barbed wires on December 3. They were angry that the broadcaster covered an opposition rally organized by Mikheil Saakashvili’s political party. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mueller: Paul Manafort has been trying to “violate a court order” while under house arrest
    Dec05

    Mueller: Paul Manafort has been trying to “violate a court order” while under house arrest

    It looks like he was writing an op-ed with someone connected to Russia’s intelligence service. Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s disgraced former campaign chair, was drafting an English-language op-ed on Ukraine with a Russian who has ties to the Kremlin’s intelligence service as late as last Thursday, more than four weeks...

    Mueller: Manafort Was Ghostwriting Op-Ed With Russian Colleague Last Week
    Dec05

    Mueller: Manafort Was Ghostwriting Op-Ed With Russian Colleague Last Week

    The agreement that Paul Manafort and Special Counsel Robert Mueller had seemed to have come to on releasing him from home arrest has fallen apart due to what prosecutors described in court filings Monday as an op-ed Manafort was “ghostwriting” with a Russia-based colleague “regarding his political work for Ukraine.”The colleague has been...

    Prosecutors: Manafort Wrote Op-Ed With Colleague ‘Assessed To Have Ties’ In Russia
    Dec05

    Prosecutors: Manafort Wrote Op-Ed With Colleague ‘Assessed To Have Ties’ In Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — While facing several felony charges, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been working on an op-ed essay with a longtime colleague “assessed to have ties” to a Russian intelligence service, according to court papers filed Monday by prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller.In the court...

    Tillerson Heads To Europe Following Reports Of Replacement
    Dec04

    Tillerson Heads To Europe Following Reports Of Replacement

    Rex Tillerson is set to embark on December 4 on a diplomatic mission to Europe, days after reports surfaced of a White House plan to force out the U.S. secretary of state. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The spy who changed everything: How Klaus Fuchs shaped the Cold War
    Dec04

    The spy who changed everything: How Klaus Fuchs shaped the Cold War

    Dr. Klaus Fuchs (Credit: AP) Just how big a spy was Klaus Fuchs? Fuchs was arrested and jailed in Britain in 1950 for passing secrets about atomic research to the Soviet Union. At the time, Fleet Street claimed that he was a traitor who had sold the secrets of the atom bomb to the Russians. But as the initial storm of hysteria passed on to other...

    Saakashvili calls for protest camp in Ukraine’s capital
    Dec03

    Saakashvili calls for protest camp in Ukraine’s capital

    MOSCOW (AP) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia who has emerged as an anti-corruption campaigner, urged Ukrainians Sunday to set up a protest camp in Kiev’s main square if parliament fails to adopt a law on presidential impeachment within a week. Saakashvili issued the call for an encampment at Kiev’s Independence...