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    Closer US-Russia ties uncertain as Tillerson plans trip
    Mar22

    Closer US-Russia ties uncertain as Tillerson plans trip

    WASHINGTON — With Russia-tinged investigations swirling around his administration, President Donald Trump has yet to fulfil a campaign pledge of closer co-operation with Moscow. A planned trip by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Russia could test if detente proves anything more than talk. In a move alarming U.S. allies, Tillerson plans to skip...

    Cyber Firm at Center of Russian Hacking Charges Misread Data
    Mar21

    Cyber Firm at Center of Russian Hacking Charges Misread Data

    An influential British think tank and Ukraine’s military are disputing a report that the U.S. cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike has used to buttress its claims of Russian hacking in the presidential election. The CrowdStrike report, released in December, asserted that Russians hacked into a Ukrainian artillery app, resulting in heavy losses of...

    U.S. Reverses Course And Offers New Dates For NATO Talks
    Mar21

    U.S. Reverses Course And Offers New Dates For NATO Talks

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson proposed new dates on Tuesday for a NATO meeting, the State Department said, after he initially decided to skip the talks and rebuffed the alliance’s efforts to reschedule them.Tillerson’s decision to miss his first meeting with NATO foreign ministers, set for April 5-6 in Brussels, unsettled...

    Belarusian Leader Says 20 Foreign-funded Militants Arrested
    Mar21

    Belarusian Leader Says 20 Foreign-funded Militants Arrested

    Belarus’ president said Tuesday that about 20 militants have been arrested for seeking to fuel unrest in the ex-Soviet nation, a statement that comes amid mounting social protests. Alexander Lukashenko said the militants were preparing an “armed provocation,” adding that they had undergone training in neighboring Ukraine and...

    New documents show Trump aide laundered payments from party with Moscow ties, lawmaker alleges
    Mar21

    New documents show Trump aide laundered payments from party with Moscow ties, lawmaker alleges

    A Ukrainian lawmaker released new financial documents Tuesday allegedly showing that a former campaign chairman for President Trump laundered payments from the party of a disgraced ex-leader of Ukraine using offshore accounts in Belize and Kyrgyzstan. The new documents, if legitimate, stem from business ties between the Trump aide, Paul Manafort,...

    Hacked text messages allegedly sent by Paul Manafort’s daughter discuss ‘blood money’ and killings, and a Ukrainian lawyer wants him to explain
    Mar21

    Hacked text messages allegedly sent by Paul Manafort’s daughter discuss ‘blood money’ and killings, and a Ukrainian lawyer wants him to explain

    A human-rights lawyer wants to know who was advising or influencing Yanukovych when he ordered Ukrainian security forces to crush protests with force. One familiar name that has emerged: Paul Manafort. …read more Source: Business...

    Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort hid payments from pro-Russian party, Ukrainian lawmaker says
    Mar21

    Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort hid payments from pro-Russian party, Ukrainian lawmaker says

    Pressure from Kiev and Washington is mounting on President Trump’s former campaign manager after a Ukrainian lawmaker released documents Tuesday he says prove Paul Manafort tried to hide payments received from Ukraine’s ousted former president through an offshore shell company. The new allegations… …read more Source: Los...

    Ukraine lawmaker: Manafort tried to hide $750,000 payment
    Mar21

    Ukraine lawmaker: Manafort tried to hide $750,000 payment

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian lawmaker on Tuesday released a document that he said links Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to attempts to hide a $750,000 payment from a pro-Russia political party – a claim strongly denied by Manafort's spokesman…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine lawmaker: Manafort tried to hide $750,000 payment
    Mar21

    Ukraine lawmaker: Manafort tried to hide $750,000 payment

    A Ukrainian lawmaker has published a document that he says ties Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, to attempts to hide a $750,000 payment from a pro-Russia political party …read more Source: ABC...

    Paul Manafort Hid Payment From Pro-Russian Political Party, Ukranian Lawmaker Says
    Mar21

    Paul Manafort Hid Payment From Pro-Russian Political Party, Ukranian Lawmaker Says

    (MOSCOW) — A Ukrainian lawmaker has published a document that he said ties Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, to attempts to hide a $750,000 payment from a pro-Russia political party. Jason Maloni, a spokesman for Manafort, calls the allegations “baseless” and says they should be “summarily dismissed.” Serhiy Leshchenko...