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    Russian FM calls Sessions uproar a replay of McCarthyism
    Mar03

    Russian FM calls Sessions uproar a replay of McCarthyism

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Friday decried the uproar in the United States over Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ meetings with the Russian ambassador as a replay of McCarthyism, voicing regret over the lack of any substantive dialogue with Washington. Sessions recused himself Thursday from any investigation into communications between aides to...

    Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak is the man in the middle of the Trump administration firestorm
    Mar03

    Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak is the man in the middle of the Trump administration firestorm

    (Credit: AP/Misha Japaridze) WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s back-to-back controversies over its Russian ties now have at least one thing in common: Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Moscow’s top diplomat is a Washington fixture with a sprawling network, and he has emerged as the central figure in the investigations into Trump...

    EU extends sanctions against 15 Ukrainians over corruption
    Mar03

    EU extends sanctions against 15 Ukrainians over corruption

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has extended for a year sanctions against 15 people in Ukraine accused of misusing state funds.The EU said in a… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Tax and Customs Chief Accused of Embezzling Millions
    Mar03

    Ukraine’s Tax and Customs Chief Accused of Embezzling Millions

    Ukrainian anti-corruption agencies plan to detain the head of the tax and customs service, Roman Nasirov, over the alleged embezzlement of around 2 billion hryvnias ($75 million), a senior prosecutor said Friday. Television footage showed an unconscious-looking Nasirov being stretchered into an ambulance and taken to Kyiv’s Feofania...

    EU extends sanctions against 15 Ukrainians over corruption
    Mar03

    EU extends sanctions against 15 Ukrainians over corruption

    The European Union has extended for a year sanctions against 15 people in Ukraine accused of misusing state funds. The EU said in a statement Friday that the asset freezes … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    EU extends sanctions against 15 Ukrainians over corruption
    Mar03

    EU extends sanctions against 15 Ukrainians over corruption

    The European Union has extended for a year sanctions against 15 people in Ukraine accused of misusing state funds. The EU said in a statement Friday that the asset freezes … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine investigates tax chief over possible $75 mln graft – lawyer
    Mar03

    Ukraine investigates tax chief over possible $75 mln graft – lawyer

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s tax and customs service, Roman Nasirov, is being investigated over the suspected embezzlement of around… …read more Source:...

    Sessions Recuses Himself From Russian Nothing-Burger
    Mar03

    Sessions Recuses Himself From Russian Nothing-Burger

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions officially recused himself yesterday from the nonsensical, possibly even nonexistent, federal probe into claims of Russian interference in the election – claims that for all we know were invented by President Trump’s enemies in the intelligence community and the Democratic Party. Despite the oceans of mass...

    The Booming Global Arms Trade
    Mar03

    The Booming Global Arms Trade

    By Markus HeinrichRemember the “peace dividend”? The world, it seems, can never have enough weapons. The global arms trade has reached its highest point since the end of the Cold War. According to the Swedish-based Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) – which provides authoritative data on global arms production...

    Donald Trump Jr. was paid $50,000 for meeting to discuss U.S.-Russia cooperation in Syria
    Mar03

    Donald Trump Jr. was paid $50,000 for meeting to discuss U.S.-Russia cooperation in Syria

    A month before the November elections, Donald Trump Jr. attended a meeting in Paris to discuss the Syrian conflict and possible U.S.-Russian cooperation in the region. The Wall Street Journal now reports he was paid at least $50,000 to attend that meeting. Donald Trump Jr. addressed a dinner on Oct. 11 at the Ritz Hotel in Paris, hosted by the...