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    Russia’s military escalation: threat  to Ukraine and global security
    Aug19

    Russia’s military escalation: threat to Ukraine and global security

    The following release was sent by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress on August 11. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the Russian Federation’s military escalation, its aggressive, provocative statements and continued refusal to honor a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. Large movements of Russian troops, tanks, artillery and...

    Thanks A Lot, Paul!!!
    Aug19

    Thanks A Lot, Paul!!!

    Okay, I was up pretty late last night working on a post about Manafort, Ukraine, efforts to launder pilfered money out of Ukraine and into US real estate. But it’s all pretty incendiary and I was trying to piece it all together and figured … you know, I need to sleep on this and go over it again in the morning. Now, alas, probably...

    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:...

    Paul Manafort Resigns from Trump Campaign
    Aug19

    Paul Manafort Resigns from Trump Campaign

    Paul Manafort is resigning from his position as chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, after a series of news reports shed light on his ties to a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine. Robert Costa, a reporter for the Washington Post, first reported the news on social media, citing a close associate of Manafort. “This morning...

    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,...

    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,...

    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...

    Why Did Donald Trump Demote Paul Manafort? More Pro-Russian Party Allegations Emerge As Ukraine Calls For Investigation
    Aug19

    Why Did Donald Trump Demote Paul Manafort? More Pro-Russian Party Allegations Emerge As Ukraine Calls For Investigation

    Paul Manafort is not having a good week. A Ukrainian lawmaker called for a graft probe to be launched against Republican nominee Donald Trump’s campaign chairman over nearly $13 million worth of payments intended for him from the party of deposed former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: International Business...