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    Despite Sanctions, Russia’s List of Billionaires Is Growing Longer and Richer
    Apr19

    Despite Sanctions, Russia’s List of Billionaires Is Growing Longer and Richer

    Forbes 2018 Rich List for Russia shows the wealthy elite nearly as rich as before Crimea sanctions. …read more Source:...

    Michael Cohen has many alleged links to organized crime: Does that mean he won’t flip on Trump?
    Apr19

    Michael Cohen has many alleged links to organized crime: Does that mean he won’t flip on Trump?

    Getty/Eduardo Munoz Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, once told …read more Source:...

    Pompeo visit to Toronto G7 ministers meeting imperilled by confirmation woes
    Apr19

    Pompeo visit to Toronto G7 ministers meeting imperilled by confirmation woes

    OTTAWA — Mike Pompeo spent his Easter weekend in North Korea as Donald Trump’s CIA director, but it’s almost certain he will be leaving America’s chair vacant at a major upcoming G7 meeting in Toronto. Pompeo is still in the middle of an acrimonious confirmation process to become the new U.S. secretary of state and it seems...

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Back President’s Move To Obtain Autocephalous Status For Orthodox Church
    Apr19

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Back President’s Move To Obtain Autocephalous Status For Orthodox Church

    Ukrainian lawmakers have backed President Petro Poroshenko’s appeal to the worldwide head of the Orthodox Church to recognize the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s independence from Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A former director for Sean Hannity left Fox News to build a pro-Kremlin propaganda network in Russia
    Apr19

    A former director for Sean Hannity left Fox News to build a pro-Kremlin propaganda network in Russia

    AP One of Sean Hannity’s former directors — who claims …read more Source:...

    More on the Michael Cohen Money Trail
    Apr19

    More on the Michael Cohen Money Trail

    Yesterday we noted that Michael Cohen grew up around the Brooklyn social club which served as the headquarters of the bosses of the Russian mob in the from the 1970s to the 1990s. Today we discussed the role of Cohen’s father-in-law Fima Shusterman, an immigrant from Ukraine. Shusterman had been in the taxi business for decades before Cohen...

    Pompeo confirmation unlikely to happen before G7 ministers meeting
    Apr19

    Pompeo confirmation unlikely to happen before G7 ministers meeting

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland won’t have an equal American counterpart when she convenes a meeting of G7 foreign ministers on Sunday to discuss a broad range of international security issues, including Syria, Ukraine, Myanmar, Venezuela and the ongoing nuclear tension with North Korea. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Cohen-ology Pays Off After All
    Apr19

    Cohen-ology Pays Off After All

    Yesterday afternoon I had one of those epiphanies about a story I usually have no more than once every few years. It was partly triggered by details I put in this post about Michael Cohen. But it wasn’t about that alone. It was the sum of a dozen developments since the raid on Cohen’s homes and office last Monday. Starting over a year...

    Trudeau, allies talk Russian cyberattacks during London intelligence briefing
    Apr18

    Trudeau, allies talk Russian cyberattacks during London intelligence briefing

    LONDON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined counterparts from Britain, Australia and New Zealand on Wednesday to present a united global front against the most pressing security challenges facing their countries and the international order. Top of the list: cyberattacks, particularly those conducted by Russia. The call to arms came as the four...

    Struggling To Believe: Ukrainian Orthodox Church Under Pressure In Crimea
    Apr18

    Struggling To Believe: Ukrainian Orthodox Church Under Pressure In Crimea

    The Kyiv-based Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Crimea is on the brink of oblivion. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...