: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Russian, NATO Generals Hold Rare Face-to-Face Meeting
    Apr19

    Russian, NATO Generals Hold Rare Face-to-Face Meeting

    The head of Russia’s military general staff and NATO’s supreme allied commander held a rare face-to-face meeting Thursday to try to ease the worst East-West tensions since the Cold War. U.S. Army General Curtis Scaparrotti and Valery Gerasimov met in Baku, Azerbaijan, less than a week after the United States, Britain and France staged...

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ
    Apr19

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ

    This story is developing. Refresh for updates. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had “back channels” to Russians trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, a lawyer for the Department of Justice told a judge on Thursday. “He had long-standing ties to Russia-backed...

    Timeline of investigations into the Trump campaign and Russian operatives
    Apr19

    Timeline of investigations into the Trump campaign and Russian operatives

    Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Special counsel Robert Mueller and multiple congressional committees are looking into allegations that there was collusion between Russian operatives and Trump associates during...

    Ukraine Moves to Split Church From Russia as Elections Approach
    Apr19

    Ukraine Moves to Split Church From Russia as Elections Approach

    By Natalia ZinetsKIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Orthodox church could become independent of Moscow under the terms of a presidential initiative… …read more Source: U.S....

    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:...

    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...

    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:...

    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...