: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: FOX CT (USA)

    Connecticut native, ex-Trump campaign chair, Paul Manafort faces fresh accusations in Ukraine
    Mar21

    Connecticut native, ex-Trump campaign chair, Paul Manafort faces fresh accusations in Ukraine

    KIEV — US President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chair Paul Manafort is facing fresh allegations over his links to former pro-Russian Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Ukrainian lawmaker Sergii Leshchenko claims a document found in a safe in Kiev may be evidence that Manafort tried to mask payments to him from Yanukovych’s party....

    Sweden reintroduces conscription as tensions rise over Russia
    Mar03

    Sweden reintroduces conscription as tensions rise over Russia

    Sweden has moved to reintroduce conscription “as a response to the new security situation” in Europe, the country’s defense minister told CNN Thursday. A government act on Thursday reintroduced compulsory military service in the country for the first time since 2010, and for the first time on a gender-equal basis. Peter Hultqvist,...

    Nikki Haley takes tough stance on Russia at U.N. debut
    Feb04

    Nikki Haley takes tough stance on Russia at U.N. debut

    By Ese Olumhense “Escalation of Violence Must Stop” At her first appearance at the United Nations (U.N.) Security Council on Thursday, United States Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley took an unexpected hardline on Russia over its “aggressive actions” in eastern Ukraine. On Sunday, conflict between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed...

    Before presidential run, Trump called Russia the ‘biggest problem’ and geopolitical foe of U.S.
    Jan17

    Before presidential run, Trump called Russia the ‘biggest problem’ and geopolitical foe of U.S.

    WASHINGTON — In a series of interviews in March of 2014, Donald Trump singled out Russia as the United States’ “biggest problem” and greatest geopolitical foe. Trump’s comments more than two years ago, which came in the wake of Russian incursions into Crimea, offer a sharp contrast to the Russia-friendly rhetoric he has employed since...

    Russian foreign minister suggests expelling diplomats
    Dec30

    Russian foreign minister suggests expelling diplomats

    MOSCOW — Russia‘s foreign minister has suggested expelling 35 U.S. diplomats in response to a new round of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, as American political...

    MH17 shot down by missile brought in from Russia, investigators say
    Sep28

    MH17 shot down by missile brought in from Russia, investigators say

    NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands — Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine by a Buk missile brought in from Russia to a pro-Russian area of eastern Ukraine, the head of the Dutch National Detective Force, Wilbert Paulissen said Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference in the Netherlands, Paulissen said there was conclusive evidence...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    WASHINGTON — Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns in wake of campaign shakeup and revelations about Ukraine work. On Wednesday, the Associated Press reported that New Britain native Manafort helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012,...

    Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying: AP
    Aug17

    Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying: AP

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump‘s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. The revelation, provided to The...

    Russia continues to shadow Trump
    Aug02

    Russia continues to shadow Trump

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s Russia problem isn’t going away. In the past week, the Republican presidential nominee has been pilloried for his comments expressing openness to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, has called on the Russian government to share emails it possibly hacked from Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and drawn...

    Trump says Putin is ‘not going to go into Ukraine,’ despite Crimea
    Jul31

    Trump says Putin is ‘not going to go into Ukraine,’ despite Crimea

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Donald Trump said Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t make a military move into Ukraine — even though Putin already has done just that, seizing the country’s Crimean peninsula. “He’s not going into Ukraine, OK, just so you understand. He’s not going to go into Ukraine, all right? You can...

    Page 1 of 3

    Pin It on Pinterest