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    Wife of man accused of plotting to kill Putin shot dead
    Oct31

    Wife of man accused of plotting to kill Putin shot dead

    The Ukrainian wife of a Chechen man accused by Russia of plotting to assassinate President Putin was shot dead outside Kiev on Monday in an attack that also wounded her husband, Ukrainian authorities said. Amina Okuyeva and Adam Osmayev were in a car that was shot at from bushes near a railway crossing on the… …read more Source: New...

    Manafort pleads not guilty to conspiracy and money laundering charges
    Oct30

    Manafort pleads not guilty to conspiracy and money laundering charges

    Paul Manafort and his business partner Rick Gates pleaded not guilty Monday to a 12-count indictment charging them with making tens of millions of dollars while secretly working for the Ukrainian government and then hiding the money from the U.S. government. President Trump’s former campaign manager and his “right-hand man” Gates did not...

    Manafort pleads not guilty to conspiracy and money laundering charges
    Oct30

    Manafort pleads not guilty to conspiracy and money laundering charges

    Paul Manafort and his business partner Rick Gates pleaded not guilty Monday to a 12-count indictment charging them with making tens of millions of dollars while secretly working for the Ukrainian government and then hiding the money from the U.S. government. President Trump’s former campaign manager and his “right-hand man” Gates did not...

    North Korean spies were tricked into stealing fake missile plans
    Aug25

    North Korean spies were tricked into stealing fake missile plans

    They just couldn’t resist. Two North Korean spies were caught on camera stealing what they thought were top-secret missile designs — giddily snapping pictures of the plans — which in reality, were completely fake. The gullible government agents were tricked by authorities in Ukraine during a 2011 sting operation, according to CNN. Officials...

    US and Russian envoys to discuss Ukraine soon: Russian Foreign Minister
    Aug06

    US and Russian envoys to discuss Ukraine soon: Russian Foreign Minister

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that the United States’ special representative on Ukraine, Kurt Volker, would soon meet a senior aide to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. Lavrov, who earlier discussed the Ukraine crisis and other hot international issues with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, did...

    Manafort’s former biz pal an ‘upper-echelon’ Russian mobster: report
    Jul27

    Manafort’s former biz pal an ‘upper-echelon’ Russian mobster: report

    The feds have identified a former business associate of President Trump’s ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort as an “upper-echelon [associate] of Russian organized crime,” NBC News reported Wednesday. The revelation came in a 115-page filing as part of the Department of Justice’s case against Dmytro Firtash, a Ukrainian oligarch who was...

    House hits Russia with new sanctions, curbs Trump’s authority to ease penalties
    Jul26

    House hits Russia with new sanctions, curbs Trump’s authority to ease penalties

    The Republican-led House has decisively approved legislation that hits Russia with additional financial sanctions. The new penalties are aimed at rebuking Moscow for interfering in the 2016 presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Lawmakers voted 419-3 to pass the bill, which prevents President Donald Trump from...

    Kremlin warns US against supporting Ukraine with weapons
    Jul25

    Kremlin warns US against supporting Ukraine with weapons

    MOSCOW – Any U.S. decision to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons would set back peace efforts and escalate tensions, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. The Kremlin was referring to an interview given by U.S. special envoy on Ukraine, Kurt Volker, to Britain’s broadcaster BBC, in which he said that Washington was actively reviewing whether...

    Congress agrees on Russia sanctions, setting up showdown with Trump
    Jul23

    Congress agrees on Russia sanctions, setting up showdown with Trump

    Congressional negotiators from both parties agreed Saturday on a bill to punish Moscow for meddling in the US presidential election and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. The measure would handcuff President Trump’s ability to ease the sanctions on his own. Trump would have to explain to Congress why he wants to ease…...

    Paul Manafort’s shady deal with Ukrainian party makes no sense
    Jul16

    Paul Manafort’s shady deal with Ukrainian party makes no sense

    More evidence emerged Saturday of the shady operations of the Kremlin-linked Ukraine political party that hired Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort as a consultant. Somehow, the money Manafort told US authorities he earned in 2012 and 2013 from Ukraine’s Party of Regions exceeded what the party said was its entire operating budget,...

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