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    Did Putin put out a contract on a Russian whistleblower and critic?
    Mar24

    Did Putin put out a contract on a Russian whistleblower and critic?

    Denis Voronenkov was a former Russian lawmaker. He was also a critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. And he was assassinated in broad daylight on Thursday in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. Ukraine’s leaders are pointing the finger at Russia. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Paul Manafort used Wilbur Ross’ Bank of Cyprus to handle all his illicit Russian funding needs
    Mar24

    Paul Manafort used Wilbur Ross’ Bank of Cyprus to handle all his illicit Russian funding needs

    TrumpWorld is a land of coincidences. Some of those are happy, like how nice it was that Secretary of Commerce (and “King of Bankruptcy”) Wilbur Ross had a bank perfectly suited to launder the money that Paul Manafort raked in helping to spread Putin-ism throughout Eastern Europe, including the $12.7 million Manafort is accused of stealing from...

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis
    Mar24

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances amid a dire economic crisis announced Thursday that it… …read more Source:...

    Russia May Have Taken Advantage of Attention on London to Ignite Violence in Ukraine
    Mar24

    Russia May Have Taken Advantage of Attention on London to Ignite Violence in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—With the world’s eyes on London the day after a lethal terror attack outside of Parliament, a series of violent incidents swept across Ukraine on Thursday, highlighting what lawmakers in Kyiv said was a covert effort by Moscow to destabilize the country. The broad daylight assassination of an exiled Russian lawmaker in central...

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis
    Mar24

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis

    A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances has named Ukraine’s former finance minister as its executive director …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis
    Mar24

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis

    A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances amid a dire economic crisis announced Thursday that it appointed Ukraine’s former finance minister as its executive director. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis
    Mar24

    Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances amid a dire economic crisis announced Thursday that it appointed Ukraine’s former finance minister as its executive director. The board’s chairman said Natalie Jaresko served during a critical time in Ukraine’s history from 2014 to 2016...

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kyiv; Ukraine blames Russia
    Mar23

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kyiv; Ukraine blames Russia

    A former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow following his recent move to Ukraine was shot and killed Thursday in Kyiv, prompting harsh words between the two neighbouring countries. …read more Source: CTV...

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

    Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev on Thursday in what Ukrainian police described as a contract hit probably ordered by Russia. Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko blamed the Kremlin for Voronenkov’s killing, saying Russia wanted to punish him for his testimony… …read more Source: Los...

    Finance minister defends military budget; forces ‘appropriately provisioned’
    Mar23

    Finance minister defends military budget; forces ‘appropriately provisioned’

    OTTAWA — The federal finance minister is standing by the amount of money the Liberal government currently spends on defence, saying the military is “appropriately provisioned” to address Canada’s needs. In an interview Thursday with The Canadian Press, Finance Minister Bill Morneau left the door open to future...