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    Watchdog files FEC complaint of DNC work with Ukraine
    Aug09

    Watchdog files FEC complaint of DNC work with Ukraine

    A watchdog group will file a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    ‘Predawn raid’: Two words that just added huge intrigue to the Russia investigation
    Aug09

    ‘Predawn raid’: Two words that just added huge intrigue to the Russia investigation

    By Aaron Blake, (c) 2017, The Washington Post What we know, thanks to The Washington Post’s Carol D. Leonnig, Tom Hamburger and Rosalind Helderman: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was served with a surprise search warrant at his home two weeks ago. What we don’t know but would very much like to: Why in the world that was...

    The Rich Rides Of Ukraine’s SBU
    Aug09

    The Rich Rides Of Ukraine’s SBU

    Some staff at the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) drive top-range cars, but won’t explain how they got them. RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service witnessed a string of expensive vehicles over several days in an SBU parking lot in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Has Launched a Fake News War on Europe. Now Germany Is Fighting Back
    Aug09

    Russia Has Launched a Fake News War on Europe. Now Germany Is Fighting Back

    One morning in November, Simon Hegelich, a professor of political science at the Technical University of Munich, was surprised to get an urgent invitation from the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who wanted to hear more about his research on the manipulation of voter sentiment. Less than two weeks earlier, the U.S. elections had ended...

    Putin in Abkhazia as Georgia Mourns Losses from War With Russia in 2008

    Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to Georgia’s breakaway province of Abkhazia Tuesday to express his support for separatists there and in South Ossetia on the ninth anniversary of a deadly five-day war between Moscow and Tbilisi. The Georgian government protested against the Kremlin leader’s visit to Abkhazia’s Black Sea...

    Saakashvili Visits Lithuania, Rallies Outside Russian Embassy
    Aug09

    Saakashvili Visits Lithuania, Rallies Outside Russian Embassy

    Former Georgian President and Ukrainian regional governor Mikheil Saakashvili has made a visit to Lithuania, the latest stop in his travels since Ukraine said on July 26 that it was stripping him of his citizenship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Michael Cohen Owes NY More Than $40K In Unpaid Taxes From His Taxi Biz
    Aug09

    Michael Cohen Owes NY More Than $40K In Unpaid Taxes From His Taxi Biz

    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s “pit bull” personal attorney, owes New York state more than $40,000 in unpaid taxes through some of the lucrative taxi medallions he owns. The New York Daily News first reported Tuesday that Cohen owed nearly $40,000 in unpaid taxes earmarked to help finance the Metropolitan Transit Authority system....

    Ukraine, Lithuania protest proposed Polish passport images
    Aug08

    Ukraine, Lithuania protest proposed Polish passport images

    Ukraine and Lithuania are protesting a proposal by Poland’s nationalist government to include images in Polish passports of landmarks in formerly Polish cities that are now within the borders of those neighboring countries. …read more Source: FOX...

    This U.S. Army War Machine Is Now Armed with Deadly Hellfire Missiles
    Aug08

    This U.S. Army War Machine Is Now Armed with Deadly Hellfire Missiles

    Kris Osborn Security, Europe General Dynamics Land Systems has unveiled a new missile-armed Stryker able to destroy enemy drones, aircraft and incoming attacks with vehicle-mounted Hellfire weapons. As part of a vigorous effort to address a modern threat landscape, Linson explained that the Army is working to recover short-range air defense...

    Georgia Shouldn’t (and Won’t) Be a NATO Member
    Aug08

    Georgia Shouldn’t (and Won’t) Be a NATO Member

    Will Ruger noticed that Pence repeated the pledge to bring Georgia into NATO during his visit there last week: Pence stated, “President Trump and the United States stand firmly behind the 2008 NATO Bucharest statement which made it clear that Georgia will, someday, become a member.” Since this week marks the ninth anniversary of the August 2008...