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    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing
    Dec09

    New court filings show Manafort made substantial edits to Ukraine op-ed he denied ghost-writing

    Newly unsealed documents show that Paul Manafort had an integral role in editing an op-ed written by a pro-Russia Ukrainian operative. The discovery prompted special counsel Robert Mueller to pull out of a bail agreement his office reached with Manafort’s lawyers. The court filings show that Manafort did more than just read the draft op-ed...

    New Filing And TPM Exclusive Emails Show Manafort’s Involvement In Op-Ed
    Dec09

    New Filing And TPM Exclusive Emails Show Manafort’s Involvement In Op-Ed

    The extent of Paul Manafort’s alleged involvement in ghostwriting an op-ed favorable to him has become much clearer from a new court filing submitted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team Friday afternoon and emails about the op-ed provided to TPM by the man who claims to be its author: a former Ukrainian government publicist, Oleg...

    New Filing And TPM Exclusive Emails Show Manafort’s Involvement In Op-Ed
    Dec09

    New Filing And TPM Exclusive Emails Show Manafort’s Involvement In Op-Ed

    The extent of Paul Manafort’s alleged involvement in ghostwriting an op-ed favorable to him has become much clearer from a new court filing submitted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team Friday afternoon and emails about the op-ed provided to TPM by the man who claims to be its author: a former Ukrainian government publicist, Oleg...

    Dissident Who Was Snatched Back By Supporters In Ukraine Is Arrested Again
    Dec09

    Dissident Who Was Snatched Back By Supporters In Ukraine Is Arrested Again

    This time former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili wasn’t rescued from a police van, as he was earlier this week. The stateless politician was taken to a police station.(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP) …read more Source:...

    Nazi Germany Seemed Destined to Conquer Russia (until This Happened)
    Dec09

    Nazi Germany Seemed Destined to Conquer Russia (until This Happened)

    Warfare History Network History, Europe Weeks of heavy fighting produced the first Red Army victory of the war. The smell of victory was in the air as the forces of Field Marshal Fedor von Bock’s Army Group Center continued to drive deep into the Ukraine during the final week of June 1941. To most of the young soldiers of the army group it...

    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers
    Dec09

    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers

    Britons who voted for Brexit in the hope of slashing immigration seem set for disappointment. In the farming and food industries at least, any exodus of Polish and Romanian workers may simply be followed by arrivals of Ukrainians and Filipinos. From dairy farms to abattoirs, employers say not enough Britons have an appetite for milking cows...

    What Russia did for Trump—A stream of stolen documents defined the campaign
    Dec09

    What Russia did for Trump—A stream of stolen documents defined the campaign

    When it comes to “what could Donald Trump do for Russia” there are multiple answers: cutting support for Ukraine, getting out of Russia’s way in Syria, dropping demands for human rights — and Trump has come through in all these areas. But the biggest thing that Russia wants is for Trump to drop US sanctions, particularly the sanctions...

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the adamant opposition leader who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship four months ago, was arrested in Ukraine’s capital …read more Source: ABC...

    Manafort involved in drafting op-ed defending his Ukrainian work: court papers
    Dec09

    Manafort involved in drafting op-ed defending his Ukrainian work: court papers

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was heavily involved in the drafting of an op-ed defending his consulting work in Ukraine, which prosecutors argue violated a court order barring him from making his case in th… …read more Source: The...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...