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    Marc Chagall’s Belarus hometown celebrates first synagogue opening in a century
    Nov03

    Marc Chagall’s Belarus hometown celebrates first synagogue opening in a century

    (JTA) — The hometown in Belarus of the late artist Marc Chagall saw its first opening of a synagogue in over a century. The Jewish community of Vitebsk, which is located 155 miles northeast of the Belarusian capital of Minsk, last month celebrated the inauguration of the new synagogue at an event attended by city officials and faith community...

    City Council Member Found Dead With Broken Skull In Eastern Ukraine, Murder Probe Launched
    Nov03

    City Council Member Found Dead With Broken Skull In Eastern Ukraine, Murder Probe Launched

    Police in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine have launched a murder investigation after a city council member in the government-held Luhansk region city of Syevyerodonetsk was found dead, his skull broken. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Serbs Fighting For Separatists In Ukraine
    Nov03

    The Serbs Fighting For Separatists In Ukraine

    The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) says there are some 300 Serbs fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. They appear to motivated by a nationalist agenda stressing traditional links between Russia and Serbia. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service/Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow Mueller: What the Indictments and Plea Agreements Mean for Donald Trump
    Nov03

    Moscow Mueller: What the Indictments and Plea Agreements Mean for Donald Trump

    This week, Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller revealed the opening blows in his investigation into potential collusion between members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and operatives working for or on behalf of Russia. On Monday, things kicked off with Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort turning himself in to the...

    What new Russia investigation charges could mean for Trump
    Nov03

    What new Russia investigation charges could mean for Trump

    (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) Five months into Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of cooperation between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia during the 2016 election, Americans are seeing the first legal maneuvers in the case. Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates surrendered...

    AP source: Mueller’s probe draws in Democrat, Republican
    Nov03

    AP source: Mueller’s probe draws in Democrat, Republican

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Convergence of the Scandals
    Nov03

    The Convergence of the Scandals

    On October 30, special prosecutor Robert Mueller indicted President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and deputy chairman Rick Gates on 12 charges, including money laundering, false statements, and conspiracy against the United States, related to their work with Ukrainian political entities. on WeeklyStandard.com...

    Paul Manafort is a crook at every possible scale
    Nov03

    Paul Manafort is a crook at every possible scale

    The indictments against Paul Manafort include some big numbers—like $75 million in illicit offshore accounts, and over $18 million laundered into the US through real estate purchases. But just because Paul Manafort was being crooked on a grand scale doesn’t mean he still didn’t enjoy the little things. For example … in 2012, Manafort...

    Poland to Ban Ukrainians With ‘Anti-Polish Views’
    Nov03

    Poland to Ban Ukrainians With ‘Anti-Polish Views’

    Poland plans to bar Ukrainians with “anti-Polish views,” its foreign minister said on Thursday, emphasizing the nationalist credentials of his ruling party that often talks of the “historic wrongs” inflicted on Poles by their neighbors. Witold Waszczykowski said the policy was a reaction to disrespect shown at a Polish cemetery in the western...

    Podesta Group labors to remake itself after founder’s exit
    Nov03

    Podesta Group labors to remake itself after founder’s exit

    Days after Tony Podesta shook Washington by stepping down as chairman of his namesake lobbying firm, the Podesta Group is laboring to remake itself as some staffers and clients eye the exits.Podesta announced his resignation on Monday, hours after an indictment was unsealed charging Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, with violating foreign...