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    Glavin: The West’s Putin problem isn’t going away
    Mar28

    Glavin: The West’s Putin problem isn’t going away

    Well, it’s a start. After years of deploying the ad-hockery of tepid sanctions and tough talk as the primary responses to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war crimes, his crimes against humanity and his other brazen violations of the United Nations charter in Chechnya, Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine’s Donbass, Crimea and not least,...

    Report: Manafort associate had links to Russian intelligence
    Mar28

    Report: Manafort associate had links to Russian intelligence

    By Spencer S. Hsu and Rosalind S. Helderman | Washington Post WASHINGTON – The FBI has found that a business associate of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had ongoing ties to Russian intelligence, including during the 2016 campaign when Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, were in touch with the associate, according to new court...

    No amount of money or prestige is worth taking on Trump as a client in the Russia probe
    Mar28

    No amount of money or prestige is worth taking on Trump as a client in the Russia probe

    It’s unprecedented, folks, and that’s not an exaggeration. Donald Trump cannot find a lawyer in Washington who is willing to take on what would ordinarily be the pinnacle of one’s legal career: representing the president of the United States in a sweeping investigation involving money, spies and international intrigue. CNN...

    Ukrainian Police Bust Online Market For Military Equipment
    Mar28

    Ukrainian Police Bust Online Market For Military Equipment

    Amphibious armored-personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles, off-road transport trucks, tanker trucks, and trailers were among some 200 objects that have been seized by Ukrainian police after being offered for sale online. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mueller: Rick Gates spoke to person with Russian spy ties in late 2016
    Mar28

    Mueller: Rick Gates spoke to person with Russian spy ties in late 2016

    Rick Gates, a senior official on President Donald Trump’s campaign, was in contact in September and October 2016 with an associate that the FBI assessed had ongoing ties to Russia’s intelligence services, special counsel Robert Mueller said in a new court filing.In a federal court filing Tuesday, Mueller described the associate of...

    She was Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc.’ Now she’s accused of plotting a coup in Kiev.
    Mar28

    She was Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc.’ Now she’s accused of plotting a coup in Kiev.

    KIEV – Two years ago, Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian helicopter pilot who had been taken prisoner by pro-Russian forces in the country’s east, returned from captivity to a tumultuous hero’s welcome. Today she is once again behind bars – only this time she’s been put there by Ukrainian authorities. Savchenko was arrested last week...

    Humanitarian groups provide matzo for needy Jews in former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
    Mar28

    Humanitarian groups provide matzo for needy Jews in former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

    (JTA) — Humanitarian groups are providing food packages for needy Jews in the former Soviet Union and throughout Eastern Europe. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee will distribute 20 tons of matzo to tens of thousands of elderly Jews living in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, and Russia. The effort is supported by JDC’s partnerships...

    At What Point Can We Say Trump Is Sabotaging Russia Policy?
    Mar28

    At What Point Can We Say Trump Is Sabotaging Russia Policy?

    Self-help books often instruct their supplicants to consider the people with whom they surround themselves, as they provide support and guidance at the most critical moments in life. Britain, which understandably objects to having its sovereignty violated for an assassination attempt with a flashy Soviet-era nerve agent, would appear to be in...

    Mueller makes two points: Manafort had active ties to Russia and don’t mess with the special counsel
    Mar28

    Mueller makes two points: Manafort had active ties to Russia and don’t mess with the special counsel

    Documents filed on Tuesday in connection with the indictment of Dutch lawyer Alex van der Zwaan give some fresh insight into the investigation being conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Among the information made public: A business associate of Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had a direct connection to Russian intelligence—and that...

    Gates Communicated With Ex-Russian Intel Officer In 2016, Prosecutors Say
    Mar28

    Gates Communicated With Ex-Russian Intel Officer In 2016, Prosecutors Say

    A new filing from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team released Tuesday night alleges that Rick Gates communicated with a former Russian intelligence officer while he was working for the Trump campaign in the 2016 election.The revelation came in a sentencing memorandum for Alex van der Zwann, who pleaded guilty to lying to investigators in...