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    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...

    Ex-Trump campaign manager faces new allegations from Ukraine over ‘black ledger’ payments
    Mar21

    Ex-Trump campaign manager faces new allegations from Ukraine over ‘black ledger’ payments

    New allegations revive scandal that forced ex-Trump campaign manager to resign. …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...

    What Trump’s Meeting With Angela Merkel Means for NATO
    Mar21

    What Trump’s Meeting With Angela Merkel Means for NATO

    In his first in-person meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel last week, President Donald Trump conveyed America’s commitment to the transatlantic alliance, stating, “I reiterated to Chancellor Merkel my strong support for NATO.” The president also repeated his call for European members of NATO to increase spending on defense. As I...

    Russia Unfazed by US Election Hacking Hearings
    Mar21

    Russia Unfazed by US Election Hacking Hearings

    If much of the United States was transfixed by the Congressional testimony of two of America’s top intelligence officials on allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. elections, the Kremlin claimed it had better things to do. “We have many concerns in the Kremlin and following that [debate] isn’t one of them,” said Presidential...