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    Paul Manafort, a mysterious Russian jet, and a secret meeting
    Mar30

    Paul Manafort, a mysterious Russian jet, and a secret meeting

    In August 2016, a private jet linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska traveled from Moscow to Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey. The Gulfstream G550 (registration M-ALAY) landed shortly after midnight and, according to publicly available flight records, flew back to Moscow that same afternoon. Deripaska, 50, is the...

    Russia Summons Envoys of Countries Which Expelled Its Diplomats
    Mar30

    Russia Summons Envoys of Countries Which Expelled Its Diplomats

    Russian Foreign Ministry is summoning envoys of foreign states that expelled Russian diplomats to hand them notes of protest and inform them of Russia’s retaliatory measures. The Ambassador of Germany was seen leaving the Russian Foreign Ministry Friday, while the ambassadors of the Netherlands, Ukraine, France, Italy and Poland were seen...

    Trump has absolutely nothing to say about Russia throwing out 60 U.S. diplomats
    Mar30

    Trump has absolutely nothing to say about Russia throwing out 60 U.S. diplomats

    Donald Trump remains incapable of criticizing Russia, even after the Kremlin Thursday announced the expulsion of 60 U.S. diplomats. The U.S. officials were among 150 Western diplomats thrown out by Moscow after 25 countries joined the U.K. in expelling Russian officials over the chemical attack on a former Russian double agent living in the...

    Inside the lobbying campaign that caught Mueller’s attention
    Mar30

    Inside the lobbying campaign that caught Mueller’s attention

    The lobbyists hired by Paul Manafort launched a lobbying blitz barely a week after the Senate began weighing a resolution to publicly condemn the man who was effectively their client, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, for throwing a political opponent in jail.A lobbyist for one prominent Washington firm, the Podesta Group, emailed the staff...

    Trump told aides not to publicly tout move to supply weapons to Ukraine: report
    Mar30

    Trump told aides not to publicly tout move to supply weapons to Ukraine: report

    President Trump reportedly told aides not to publicly promote a decision last year to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine to bolster the country’s fight against pro-Russia separatists…. …read more Source: The...

    ICE deports moms and dads, but the last surviving Nazi war criminal in the U.S. gets to stay
    Mar30

    ICE deports moms and dads, but the last surviving Nazi war criminal in the U.S. gets to stay

    Last April, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deported Maribel Trujillo, the Ohio mom of four U.S. citizens, despite having no criminal record. In August, ICE deported California nurse Maria Mendoza-Sanchez, along with her husband Eusebio, after two decades in the U.S. Neither of them had criminal records. On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...

    Mueller just connected a top Trump campaign staffer to Russian intelligence
    Mar30

    Mueller just connected a top Trump campaign staffer to Russian intelligence

    During the campaign, Paul Manafort was talking to a man tied to Russian spying. Paul Manafort, the former chair of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, had a long professional relationship with a man connected to Russian intelligence. And special counsel Robert Mueller says that man, Konstantin Kilimnik, was still working with Russian...

    NBC News: Trump Told Aides Not To Publicize Weapons Sales To Ukraine
    Mar30

    NBC News: Trump Told Aides Not To Publicize Weapons Sales To Ukraine

    President Donald Trump told aides not to publicize his decision to allow the sale of U.S. weapons to Ukraine, NBC News reported Thursday, so as to avoid agitating Russian President Vladimir Putin.NBC News reported the development based on the accounts of multiple unnamed senior U.S. officials. Read More → …read more Source:...

    The U.S. and Russia Are Caught in a Downward Spiral
    Mar30

    The U.S. and Russia Are Caught in a Downward Spiral

    Russia ordered 60 U.S. diplomats to leave the country by April 5, and said the American consulate in St. Petersburg must close by March 31. This action—the expulsion of 60 diplomats and the closing of a consulate—is a precise parallel to a move announced this week by the Trump administration, which was responding to Moscow’s alleged role in...

    Report: Mueller Investigating 2016 Republican Convention In Russia Probe
    Mar29

    Report: Mueller Investigating 2016 Republican Convention In Russia Probe

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller is looking into Russia-related events that occurred during the 2016 Republican Convention in Cleveland, Reuters reported Thursday. Anonymous sources told Reuters that Mueller is primarily investigating a meeting between then-Sen. and current Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Russia’s U.S. then-Ambassador...