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UN Experts Call On Kremlin To ‘Immediately And Unconditionally’ Release Sentsov
Aug17

UN Experts Call On Kremlin To ‘Immediately And Unconditionally’ Release Sentsov

United Nations experts have called on the Russian government to “immediately and unconditionally release” Oleh Sentsov, a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike in a Russian penal colony for more than three months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

America is Addicted to Sanctions
Aug17

America is Addicted to Sanctions

Nicolai N. Petro Security, Eurasia Ukraine is a good case study in the ineffectiveness of sanctions. The best way to think about the role of sanctions in American foreign policy is to regard it as an addiction. Think about it. The inability to change the behavior of even the most rinky-dink nations must be enormously frustrating to those at the...

Prosecutors Seek 15 Years In Prison For Ukraine’s Ex-President
Aug17

Prosecutors Seek 15 Years In Prison For Ukraine’s Ex-President

Ukrainian prosecutors in the treason trial against ex-President Viktor Yanukovych have asked the court in Kyiv to sentence the pro-Russian former leader to 15 years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

America is Addicted to Sanctions
Aug17

America is Addicted to Sanctions

Nicolai N. Petro Security, Eurasia Ukraine is a good case study in the ineffectiveness of sanctions. The best way to think about the role of sanctions in American foreign policy is to regard it as an addiction. Think about it. The inability to change the behavior of even the most rinky-dink nations must be enormously frustrating to those at the...

Prosecutors Seek 15 Years In Prison For Ukraine’s Ex-President
Aug17

Prosecutors Seek 15 Years In Prison For Ukraine’s Ex-President

Ukrainian prosecutors in the treason trial against ex-President Viktor Yanukovych have asked the court in Kyiv to sentence the pro-Russian former leader to 15 years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

Ukrainian prosectors seek 15-year prison sentence for Yanukovych, Paul Manafort’s former client
Aug17

Ukrainian prosectors seek 15-year prison sentence for Yanukovych, Paul Manafort’s former client

Ukrainian prosecutors on Thursday asked a court in Kiev to sentence Viktor Yanukovych, the nation’s ousted former president, to 15 years in prison for treason — a fraction of the punishment his former lobbyist, Paul Manafort, potentially faces depending on the outcome of his own financial fraud trial wrapping up … …read more...

Jury To Start Deciding Case Against Trump Ex-Campaign Chairman
Aug17

Jury To Start Deciding Case Against Trump Ex-Campaign Chairman

The case against U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been sent to a jury for deliberations after prosecutors presented closing arguments portraying an alleged web of lies Manafort laid to escape paying U.S. taxes on the income he earned for political-consulting work in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

Ukrainian prosectors seek 15-year prison sentence for Yanukovych, Paul Manafort’s former client
Aug17

Ukrainian prosectors seek 15-year prison sentence for Yanukovych, Paul Manafort’s former client

Ukrainian prosecutors on Thursday asked a court in Kiev to sentence Viktor Yanukovych, the nation’s ousted former president, to 15 years in prison for treason — a fraction of the punishment his former lobbyist, Paul Manafort, potentially faces depending on the outcome of his own financial fraud trial wrapping up … …read more...

Manafort Sent to Jail over Accusations of Witness-Tampering
Aug17

Manafort Sent to Jail over Accusations of Witness-Tampering

Paul Manafort, formerly President Donald Trump’s campaign manager, is heading to a jail cell after a judge revoked his bail today. Manafort faces a host of federal charges. He is accused of concealing millions of dollars in income while representing pro-Russian political interests in Ukraine, and of not properly reporting this money to the...

Italy Moves To Crack Down On Its Fighters In Ukraine’s Donbas
Aug17

Italy Moves To Crack Down On Its Fighters In Ukraine’s Donbas

Italy has for the first-time arrested nationals who fought with pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...