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    Trump campaign chairman resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman resigns

    Paul Manafort quits as Trump campaign chairman in wake of shake-up, revelations about work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    August 26, 1991
    Aug19

    August 26, 1991

    Twenty-five years ago, on August 26, 1991, following the declaration of independence by Ukraine’s Parliament on August 24, 1991, leaders of the United States and Canada showed two different stances in reaction to the news. Attorney Bohdan Vitvitsky, based in New York, wrote a commentary about the reactions by Canada and the U.S. Dr....

    Trump’s campaign chairman resigns
    Aug19

    Trump’s campaign chairman resigns

    Paul Manafort is stepping down in the wake of Trump’s hiring of Breitbart executive Stephen Bannon and revelations about his work with a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    25 years of independence
    Aug19

    25 years of independence

    The statement below was released by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America on August 4. August 24, 2016, will mark 25 years since the people of Ukraine proclaimed an end to centuries of bondage and resolutely vowed to protect their new democracy, while charting a future course towards closer European integration. Sadly, this historic...

    A suggestion re: counter-argument
    Aug19

    A suggestion re: counter-argument

    Dear Editor: Re: “A counter-argument to Andrew Fedynsky’s” (July 31), in her letter, Lydia Kossak Kernitsky, D.M.D., has made it clear that she supports Donald Trump and will not be voting for Hillary Clinton. She writes that, “If you love America and Ukraine, you will not vote for Hillary Clinton.” But I wonder, if for […] …read more...

    Russia’s Putin Blames Ukraine for Sabotaging Peace Accords
    Aug19

    Russia’s Putin Blames Ukraine for Sabotaging Peace Accords

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the Ukrainian government of sabotaging peace accords for the country’s east during a visit to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula Russia annexed in 2014.A conflict in eastern Ukraine between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    Trump advisers led covert influence campaign for pro-Russia party
    Aug19

    Trump advisers led covert influence campaign for pro-Russia party

    Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena, Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) WASHINGTON – A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    WASHINGTON — Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns in wake of campaign shakeup and revelations about Ukraine work. On Wednesday, the Associated Press reported that New Britain native Manafort helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012,...

    Putin Visits Crimea Amid Military Buildup On Ukraine Border
    Aug19

    Putin Visits Crimea Amid Military Buildup On Ukraine Border

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine are heating up even more as President Vladimir Putin landed in Crimea on Friday to meet with his security council just after Moscow announced it’s putting advanced anti-aircraft missiles there.Over the last week, the number of heavy weapons deployed near the front lines in eastern Ukraine has doubled,...

    Emails Suggest Trump Advisers Waged Pro-Russian Covert Campaign
    Aug19

    Emails Suggest Trump Advisers Waged Pro-Russian Covert Campaign

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A firm run by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine’s then-ruling political party, attempting to sway American public opinion in favor of the country’s pro-Russian government, emails obtained by The Associated Press show. Paul Manafort...