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    Amid Controversy, Putin Unveils Monument To Victims Of Political Repression
    Oct30

    Amid Controversy, Putin Unveils Monument To Victims Of Political Repression

    Amid controversy over his own methods of maintaining control over Russia, President Vladimir Putin has unveiled a memorial dedicated to victims of Soviet-era government repression and said the years of suffering at the hands of the state must never be forgotten. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Who did Manafort and Gates work for in Ukraine and Russia?
    Oct30

    Who did Manafort and Gates work for in Ukraine and Russia?

    Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III on Monday revealed an indictment against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his longtime business partner Rick Gates, as well as charges against former Trump foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty earlier this month. The developments stem from a sweeping investigation...

    Trump campaign aides charged in Mueller’s Russia probe
    Oct30

    Trump campaign aides charged in Mueller’s Russia probe

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian election interference has dramatically escalated, with authorities indicting former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and unsealing a plea deal with a foreign policy adviser who lied about meeting with Russia-linked contacts. The moves are the...

    And they had guts to call McCarthy a Witch-Hunter
    Oct30

    And they had guts to call McCarthy a Witch-Hunter

    “McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence.” —[Wikipedia, “McCarthyism”] According to criminal charges filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and made public earlier, today, Paul Manafort and Richard Gates face accusations of subversion and treason on...

    Kiev’s American-style JCC gives low-income Jews the millionaire treatment
    Oct30

    Kiev’s American-style JCC gives low-income Jews the millionaire treatment

    Head of the volunteer department, Alla Shakhova, left, with volunteer Adrianna Golubka, right, at the Halom Jewish Community Center in Kiev, Ukraine, Sept. 8, 2017. (Cnaan Liphshiz) KIEV (JTA) — This city of 2.5 million residents may be the capital of one of the poorest countries in the Former Soviet Union, but it offers a dazzling selection of...

    What the Manafort and Papadopoulos indictments tell us about Mueller’s strategy
    Oct30

    What the Manafort and Papadopoulos indictments tell us about Mueller’s strategy

    Monday’s big news revealed Mueller’s strategy: treat the Trump campaign like the mafia. Monday’s big Russia-related news shows that special counsel Robert Mueller is treating his probe into election collusion like a mob case — with President Donald Trump potentially playing the role of Al Capone. Early on Monday morning, FBI...

    Remember how Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner pushed for Trump to hire Paul Manafort?
    Oct30

    Remember how Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner pushed for Trump to hire Paul Manafort?

    For the past couple years, Ivanka Trump has claimed at various times that she has had no major role in her father’s presidential campaign and that she tries to stay out of politics now that she’s a senior White House advisor. Related Articles With Scaramucci debacle, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner again prove they are lousy personnel...

    Trump-Russia probe timeline of key events
    Oct30

    Trump-Russia probe timeline of key events

    Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, who face 12 criminal indictments as a result of Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, began work in 2006 as consultants for the Party of Regions, a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine led by Victor Yanukovych. …read more Source: CTV...

    Muller Breaches The Manafortress
    Oct30

    Muller Breaches The Manafortress

    Republican supporters of the president had better understand how much trouble Donald Trump might be in — this, because of the news from Robert Mueller’s office today. First, there is the Paul Manafort indictment, as reported by the NYT: Paul Manafort and his former business associate were indicted on Monday on money laundering, tax and...

    Here is What I Saw at the Valdai Club Conference
    Oct30

    Here is What I Saw at the Valdai Club Conference

    Anatol Lieven Security, Eurasia The statements and exchanges at the conference regarding relations with the West were of the “he said, she said” variety that have become so drearily familiar over the years. The Valdai Club conference this year took place in an immense, usually empty hotel in the Caucasus Mountains above the town of Sochi. The...