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    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Agency Reportedly Detains Interior Minister’s Son
    Oct31

    Ukraine’s Anticorruption Agency Reportedly Detains Interior Minister’s Son

    Reports from Ukraine say anticorruption investigators have detained the son of Interior Minister Arsen Avakov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Young and the Restless of the Maidan Generation
    Oct31

    The Young and the Restless of the Maidan Generation

    “I have bad news for the hucksters in power: people from all over Ukraine have gathered here to demand change!” Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili shouted passionately from the stage on October 17 in Kyiv. Cheered sporadically by a crowd of protesters under a canopy of party flags, including those of his own Movement of New Forces,...

    How Paul Manafort Helped Elect Russia’s Man in Ukraine
    Oct31

    How Paul Manafort Helped Elect Russia’s Man in Ukraine

    By the account of his lawyer, Paul Manafort went to work in Ukraine in 2005 with the most spotless of intentions. “[He] represented pro-European Union campaigns for the Ukrainians,” the attorney, Kevin Downing, said in a statement. “And in the course of that representation he was seeking to further democracy and to help the Ukrainians come closer...

    Wife Of Man Accused Of Plot To Kill Putin Shot Dead Near Kyiv
    Oct31

    Wife Of Man Accused Of Plot To Kill Putin Shot Dead Near Kyiv

    Unknown attackers fired on the car of a Chechen couple near Kyiv late on October 30, killing the woman, Amina Okuyeva. Her husband, Adam Osmayev, was accused in 2012 of plotting to kill Vladimir Putin, and was targeted in an earlier assassination attempt in June 2017. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, with videos courtesy of lb.ua, Kyiv Police,...

    Kremlin Says Russia Not Accused In U.S. Indictment
    Oct31

    Kremlin Says Russia Not Accused In U.S. Indictment

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has emphasized that the Kremlin sees no evidence of accusations of Russian meddling in the indictment handed down to U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman and an associate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian PM urges ‘unbearable’ consequences for Russian aggression
    Oct31

    Ukrainian PM urges ‘unbearable’ consequences for Russian aggression

    The consequences of Russian aggression in Ukraine must be “unbearable” for the Putin regime — or it won’t stop. That was the message Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman delivered today to a joint meeting of the House of Commons defence, foreign affairs and trade committees in Ottawa. Groysman, who is pro-Western and was viewed by...

    Trump: ‘Podesta running from his firm’ has ‘Dems in a dither’
    Oct31

    Trump: ‘Podesta running from his firm’ has ‘Dems in a dither’

    President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that Monday’s “biggest story” was Democratic lobbyist and Podesta Group founder Tony Podesta “running from his firm.”Podesta, whose brother John was chairman of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, announced his resignation after coming under investigation by special...

    Marcy Wheeler Says Indictments in Russia Probe Further Incriminate Attorney General Jeff Sessions
    Oct31

    Marcy Wheeler Says Indictments in Russia Probe Further Incriminate Attorney General Jeff Sessions

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chair Paul Manafort and his former business associate Rick Gates surrendered to the FBI, after being indicted on charges that include money laundering, acting as unregistered agents of Ukraine’s former pro-Russian government and conspiracy against the United States. The White House said the...

    Trump and allies dismiss Papadopoulos as the ‘coffee boy’
    Oct31

    Trump and allies dismiss Papadopoulos as the ‘coffee boy’

    President Donald Trump and his allies fought back Tuesday against special counsel Robert Mueller’s wave of indictments against former campaign aides, dismissing an ex-foreign policy adviser who cut a plea deal with prosecutors as a “liar” and nothing more than the “coffee boy.”The White House was rocked on Monday after Mueller’s team...

    Podestas Embroiled In Mueller Probe
    Oct31

    Podestas Embroiled In Mueller Probe

    ​Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former presidential campaign manager for a brief time, was indicted Monday by a federal grand jury, along with one of his business associates Richard W. Gates, on twelve counts. The charges, which cover conduct going as far back as 2006 and continuing through 2016, include conspiring to defraud the United...