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    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. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russia’s Putin blames Ukraine for sabotaging peace accords
    Aug19

    Russia’s Putin blames Ukraine for sabotaging peace accords

    A conflict in eastern Ukraine between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government troops has killed more than 9,500 people but 2015 peace accords signed in Minsk, Belarus, has helped to make the fighting less intense. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine releases details of alleged payments to Trump’s aide
    Aug19

    Ukraine releases details of alleged payments to Trump’s aide

    Ukraine’s anti-corruption body has released entries from once-secret accounting documents that purport to show payments from a pro-Russian political party earmarked for Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. The Associated Press reported earlier this week that Paul Manafort helped Ukraine’s Party of Regions secretly route at least...

    Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign
    Aug19

    Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign

    Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Outlines Details On Alleged Payments To Trump Campaign Chief
    Aug19

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Outlines Details On Alleged Payments To Trump Campaign Chief

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian lawmaker on Friday divulged more details of what he said were payments made to Donald Trump’s campaign chief in the U.S. presidential race by the political party of the Kremlin-backed former Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovich.Member of Parliament Serhiy Leshchenko said money was allocated for Trump aide...

    New document shows Manafort received millions in secret cash
    Aug19

    New document shows Manafort received millions in secret cash

    A Ukrainian lawmaker is revealing new details about millions of dollars in cash possibly set aside for Donald Trump’s campaign chairman by a pro-Russian political party he consulted for. Investigators are looking for the person who signed for the money. Paul Manafort says he never received any secret payments. Charlie D’Agata reports...

    SitRep: Russia Massing Forces Near Ukraine as Putin Lands in Crimea
    Aug19

    SitRep: Russia Massing Forces Near Ukraine as Putin Lands in Crimea

    Washington’s New Deal with Israel; Ceasefire Proposed in Aleppo; NSA Hack Problems; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign
    Aug19

    Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign

    WASHINGTON — 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 favour of the country’s pro-Russian government, emails obtained by The Associated Press show. Paul Manafort and...

    Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe
    Aug19

    Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe

    Corruption investigators in Ukraine say an illegal, off-the-books payment network earmarked USD 12.7 million in cash payments in 2007-2012 for Paul Manafort, now Trump’s campaign chairman. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Gas lines hit by military shells in eastern Ukraine
    Aug19

    Gas lines hit by military shells in eastern Ukraine

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 19 (UPI) — Russian media Friday reported three natural gas pipelines in the self-proclaimed eastern Ukrainian republic of Donetsk were damaged by artillery fire. …read more Source: United Press...