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    Mueller reportedly investigating Ukrainian tycoon’s $150,000 donation to Trump Foundation
    Apr10

    Mueller reportedly investigating Ukrainian tycoon’s $150,000 donation to Trump Foundation

    A sign the special counsel is looking closely at Trump’s foreign financial ties beyond Russia. There’s another twist in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The New York Times’s Michael Schmidt and Maggie Haberman report that Mueller is looking into a $150,000 payment from a Ukrainian business to Donald...

    Mueller probes Ukrainian oligarch’s $150K donation to Trump
    Apr10

    Mueller probes Ukrainian oligarch’s $150K donation to Trump

    Robert Mueller’s office is reportedly investigating a $150,000 donation that a Ukrainian billionaire made to President Trump’s charity in 2015. The Ukrainian oligarch, Victor Pinchuk, allegedly made the large donation in exchange for a 20-minute “appearance” that Trump made via video to a conference in Kiev, according to the New York...

    Yet More On Cohen
    Apr10

    Yet More On Cohen

    The New York Times is reporting this evening that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating a $150,000 donation – in 2015, during the campaign – to Donald Trump’s foundation from Ukrainian billionaire Victor Pinchuk which was solicited by none other than Michael Cohen. In return, Trump made a 20-minute appearance via video link to a...

    Mueller looking into $150K payment Ukrainian magnate made for Trump appearance: report
    Apr10

    Mueller looking into $150K payment Ukrainian magnate made for Trump appearance: report

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly looking into a payment that a Ukrainian steel magnate made to President Trump’s foundation in exchange for a 20-minute video appearance to a conference.The New York Time… …read more Source: The...

    US intelligence-gathering aircraft are flying over the Black Sea more and more — and Russia is responding
    Apr10

    US intelligence-gathering aircraft are flying over the Black Sea more and more — and Russia is responding

    Online flight tracking suggests increase in missions flown by U.S. manned and unmanned aircraft near Crimea. …read more Source: Business...

    China’s Xi to U.N. Chief: ‘We Need to Be Pushing for’ Global Governance
    Apr10

    China’s Xi to U.N. Chief: ‘We Need to Be Pushing for’ Global Governance

    Chinese communist leader Xi Jinping met United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Beijing this weekend and reportedly urged the leader to further promote “global governance” to solve the world’s problems. …read more Source:...

    Russian stocks, ruble and oligarchs’ wealth all take a hit in wake of U.S. sanctions
    Apr09

    Russian stocks, ruble and oligarchs’ wealth all take a hit in wake of U.S. sanctions

    Russia began to feel the pinch from the latest round of U.S. sanctions Monday as the ruble dropped nearly 2% against the dollar and stocks took their biggest drop since the world reacted to Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. Russia’s top stock indexes, Mossbirge and the RTS, dropped by 9% and almost… …read more Source: Los...

    Search Warrant Shows Depth Of Manafort Ukraine Probe When Mueller Took Over
    Apr09

    Search Warrant Shows Depth Of Manafort Ukraine Probe When Mueller Took Over

    A redacted search warrant that was released in court filings this weekend suggests that federal investigators were already zeroing in on the Paul Manafort’s Ukraine work soon after Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed. That timeline casts further doubt on the argument Manafort has tried to make that the financial crimes connected to...

    Read Mark Zuckerberg’s full prepared testimony before his meeting with Congress
    Apr09

    Read Mark Zuckerberg’s full prepared testimony before his meeting with Congress

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released the testimony he plans to give to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Wednesday. Here’s the full text:INTRODUCTION Chairman Walden, Ranking Member Pallone, and Members of the Committee, We face a number of important issues around privacy, safety, and democracy, and you will rightfully have...

    The Inside Story of How Russia Almost Built a Deadly Aircraft Carrier (And Why It Never Happenned)
    Apr09

    The Inside Story of How Russia Almost Built a Deadly Aircraft Carrier (And Why It Never Happenned)

    Paul Richard Huard Security, The Ulyanovsk is a tantalizing “almost” of history. Moscow never finished the project, because it ran out of money. Construction took place at the Black Sea Shipyard in Ukraine—often called Nikolayev South Shipyard 444. It’s an old facility, dating back to the 18th century when Prince Grigory Potemkin signed...