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    Trump campaign aides charged in Mueller’s Russia probe
    Oct30

    Trump campaign aides charged in Mueller’s Russia probe

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian election interference has dramatically escalated, with authorities indicting former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and unsealing a plea deal with a foreign policy adviser who lied about meeting with Russia-linked contacts. The moves are the...

    Kiev’s American-style JCC gives low-income Jews the millionaire treatment
    Oct30

    Kiev’s American-style JCC gives low-income Jews the millionaire treatment

    Head of the volunteer department, Alla Shakhova, left, with volunteer Adrianna Golubka, right, at the Halom Jewish Community Center in Kiev, Ukraine, Sept. 8, 2017. (Cnaan Liphshiz) KIEV (JTA) — This city of 2.5 million residents may be the capital of one of the poorest countries in the Former Soviet Union, but it offers a dazzling selection of...

    Ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort masterminded career of Ukraine politician Yanukovych
    Oct30

    Ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort masterminded career of Ukraine politician Yanukovych

    Manafort indicted by federal grand jury on 12 charges including ‘conspiracy against the United States’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Turkey’s Ukrainian Gambit
    Oct30

    Turkey’s Ukrainian Gambit

    Reading the headlines, one could be forgiven for thinking that Russia has become, all of a sudden, Turkey’s new best friend. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his loyalists are up in arms against the U.S., which they have branded the archenemy. The EU, and especially Germany, has long been on Turkey’s bad side. Vladimir...

    Muller Breaches The Manafortress
    Oct30

    Muller Breaches The Manafortress

    Republican supporters of the president had better understand how much trouble Donald Trump might be in — this, because of the news from Robert Mueller’s office today. First, there is the Paul Manafort indictment, as reported by the NYT: Paul Manafort and his former business associate were indicted on Monday on money laundering, tax and...

    What the Manafort and Papadopoulos indictments tell us about Mueller’s strategy
    Oct30

    What the Manafort and Papadopoulos indictments tell us about Mueller’s strategy

    Monday’s big news revealed Mueller’s strategy: treat the Trump campaign like the mafia. Monday’s big Russia-related news shows that special counsel Robert Mueller is treating his probe into election collusion like a mob case — with President Donald Trump potentially playing the role of Al Capone. Early on Monday morning, FBI...

    Manafort Indictment Spurs Hope In Ukraine Of Renewed Focus On Dealings There
    Oct30

    Manafort Indictment Spurs Hope In Ukraine Of Renewed Focus On Dealings There

    Half a world away from the FBI office in Washington where former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort turned himself in, critics of his work in Ukraine were quietly cheering. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Day Gets Even More Interesting: Tony Podesta Steps Down From His Lobbying Firm
    Oct30

    The Day Gets Even More Interesting: Tony Podesta Steps Down From His Lobbying Firm

    The Paul Manafort indictment, released today, contained an easily-solved mystery. Who did Manafort work with in the United States to influence the American government? Here are paragraphs 20 through 22: 20. As part of the scheme, in February 2012, MANAFORT and GATES solicited two Washington, C., firms (Company A and Company B) to lobby in the...

    ‘Twas the Night Before Halloween
    Oct30

    ‘Twas the Night Before Halloween

    On the eve of this year’s traditional All Hallows’ Eve, a collection of spooky, scary, (and fun) images from recent haunted houses, zombie walks, Halloween parties, and more. Today’s photographs come to us from Chile, England, Japan, Sweden, Mexico, Ukraine, Bolivia, Singapore, and across the U.S. …read more Source: The...

    A Guide to Understanding the Manafort Indictment
    Oct30

    A Guide to Understanding the Manafort Indictment

    For once, the Twitter speculation was mainly correct. When news broke Friday night that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had obtained an indictment, the smart money pegged former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. After all, the FBI had raided Manafort’s home and widespread reporting indicated that he had complex and lucrative dealings...