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    Rex Tillerson has told Russia that America will never overlook the annexation of Crimea or intrusion in eastern Ukraine
    Dec08

    Rex Tillerson has told Russia that America will never overlook the annexation of Crimea or intrusion in eastern Ukraine

    VIENNA — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that Ukraine was the sole sticking point keeping the United States and Russia from forging a closer relationship, suggesting that all other disputes were secondary. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    A Ukrainian political pundit says Paul Manafort did not ‘ghostwrite’ his pro-Manafort opinion piece
    Dec06

    A Ukrainian political pundit says Paul Manafort did not ‘ghostwrite’ his pro-Manafort opinion piece

    A Ukrainian political pundit and former government official said Tuesday that Paul Manafort, the former chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, did not ghostwrite an opinion piece he drafted to submit to a Kiev newspaper, as prosecutors working for Special Counsel Robert Mueller have alleged. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Did Paul Manafort ghost-write an op-ed with a Kremlin-tied Russian? The special counsel says yes, and cancels his bail deal.
    Dec05

    Did Paul Manafort ghost-write an op-ed with a Kremlin-tied Russian? The special counsel says yes, and cancels his bail deal.

    WASHINGTON — Paul Manafort ghost-wrote an editorial about his political work in Ukraine, violating a court order, according to a new court filing from the special counsel’s office. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Rival factions are battling for control in eastern Ukraine
    Nov23

    Rival factions are battling for control in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Dozens of armed men occupied the center of the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, blocking the entrances to several government buildings during a standoff between two top officials in the Russian-backed separatist enclave. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    A century after the revolution, Russians build monuments to the czars
    Nov08

    A century after the revolution, Russians build monuments to the czars

    A Russian lawmaker speaking on TV recently described something amazing happening to a statue of the last Russian emperor in Crimea: The stone torso had begun to weep. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    New York attack turns focus to Central Asian militancy
    Nov02

    New York attack turns focus to Central Asian militancy

    KIEV, Ukraine — The terrorist attack in New York on Tuesday was carried out by a young man from Central Asia, a former backyard of the Soviet Union known for poverty, isolation and repressive governments — all elements in breeding some of the most militant Islamist activity in the world. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Analysis | Paul Manafort’s ambition set the stage for his downfall
    Nov01

    Analysis | Paul Manafort’s ambition set the stage for his downfall

    WASHINGTON — In February 2016, after decades of lucrative paydays from foreign clients, Paul Manafort found himself at an inflection point. He was starting to give up hope of collecting millions of dollars owed to him by a Russian-aligned Ukrainian political party, and was straining to help his son-in-law salvage bad real estate investments. And...

    Analysis | Western sanctions are shrinking Russia’s population
    Oct20

    Analysis | Western sanctions are shrinking Russia’s population

    President Vladimir Putin openly admits that economic sanctions “are severely harming Russia.” Imposed largely in response to the Kremlin’s illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014, Western sanctions have since become a primary thrust of Russia’s foreign policy, perhaps even motivating the Kremlin’s meddling in the 2016 U.S....

    In Crimea, Russian Land Grab Feeds Cries of ‘Carpetbaggers!’
    Oct01

    In Crimea, Russian Land Grab Feeds Cries of ‘Carpetbaggers!’

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea — More than three years after Russia snatched Crimea from Ukraine, the peninsula is suffering through an extended season of discontent. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Jim Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons
    Aug25

    Jim Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis condemned Russia’s attempts to “redraw international borders by force” and pledged support for Ukraine on Thursday but stopped short of promising U.S. weapons for Ukraine’s fight against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

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