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    Manafort’s Firm Received Payout Listed in Ukrainian Ledger
    Apr12

    Manafort’s Firm Received Payout Listed in Ukrainian Ledger

    Manafort, who worked for the party as an international political consultant, has publicly questioned the ledger’s authenticity. …read more Source:...

    Central, Eastern Europe ministers meet on EU future ties
    Apr12

    Central, Eastern Europe ministers meet on EU future ties

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Foreign ministers from Central and Eastern Europe met Wednesday in Warsaw to discuss the future of the European Union’s ties with its eastern neighbors and prospects for the bloc’s enlargement. The meeting brought together ministers from the EU’s so-called Visegrad Group — Poland, Hungary, The Czech...

    Rex Tillerson and Vladimir Putin Meet in Moscow Amid Ongoing Tensions
    Apr12

    Rex Tillerson and Vladimir Putin Meet in Moscow Amid Ongoing Tensions

    (MOSCOW) — Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Moscow on Wednesday as the two countries traded sharp accusations about a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Tillerson, making the first visit by a Trump Cabinet official, went to the Kremlin in the early evening to meet with the Russian leader, the U.S....

    Manafort’s firm received $1.2M payout on Ukraine ledger at center of corruption probe
    Apr12

    Manafort’s firm received $1.2M payout on Ukraine ledger at center of corruption probe

    The consulting firm of President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort received $1.2 million from a pro-Russian political party, payments that are part of a corruption probe by Ukrainian investigators, it was reported on Wednesday. The two payments were made in 2007 and 2009 — well before Manafort helmed Trump’s presidential...

    Putin Meets Tillerson In Moscow As Tensions Rise Over Syria
    Apr12

    Putin Meets Tillerson In Moscow As Tensions Rise Over Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Moscow on Wednesday as the two countries traded sharp accusations about a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Tillerson, making the first visit by a Trump Cabinet official, went to the Kremlin in the early evening to meet with the Russian leader, the...

    Russia Says Struggling to Source Gas Turbines for Crimea Power Plant
    Apr12

    Russia Says Struggling to Source Gas Turbines for Crimea Power Plant

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is struggling to source gas turbines for two new power plants it is building in Crimea, Russian Energy Ministry Alexander… …read more Source: U.S....

    AP Exclusive: Trump’s campaign chairman Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout
    Apr12

    AP Exclusive: Trump’s campaign chairman Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

    By JACK GILLUM, CHAD DAY and JEFF HORWITZ WASHINGTON (AP) — Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. Related Articles Bay Area Democrats’ big bucks fuel Georgia Congressional race Fact Check: Trump’s claim...

    Former Trump adviser Paul Manafort’s firm received $1.2 million listed in Ukraine ledger
    Apr12

    Former Trump adviser Paul Manafort’s firm received $1.2 million listed in Ukraine ledger

    Financial records show that Paul Manafort’s consulting firm received at least $1.2 million in payments between 2007 and 2009, bolstering the credibility of the ledger. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Pulling the U.S.-Russia Relationship Back from the Nuclear Brink
    Apr12

    Pulling the U.S.-Russia Relationship Back from the Nuclear Brink

    Kingston Reif, Maggie Tennis Security, Eurasia The downward spiral in U.S.-Russia relations makes the objective of reducing nuclear risk all the more urgent. This week U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets in Moscow with his Russian counterpart Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the first high-level sit down between the Trump administration...

    Watch Live: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Meets With Russian Officials in Moscow
    Apr12

    Watch Live: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Meets With Russian Officials in Moscow

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and other Russian officials in Moscow on Wednesday. The group is expected to discuss Ukraine, counterterrorism efforts, bilateral relations, Syria and North Korea among other issues, according to the Associated Press. The meeting comes after President Donald...