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    Say what? Mueller met Ukraininan president in 2013
    Apr10

    Say what? Mueller met Ukraininan president in 2013

    by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2018 Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into one-time Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort includes Manafort’s ties to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. It turns out Mueller himself had met with the pro-Russia Yanukovych in 2013. Mueller also was director of the FBI when the...

    Manafort lawyers seek dismissal of charges they say predate 2016 campaign, don’t involve Russia
    Mar15

    Manafort lawyers seek dismissal of charges they say predate 2016 campaign, don’t involve Russia

    Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Paul Manafort, former campaign chief of U.S. President Donald Trump. U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman asked a judge on March 14 to dismiss criminal charges he faces related to his foreign lobbying work on behalf of Ukraine’s former pro-Russia...

    Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Jan02

    Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine

    by WorldTribune Staff, January 1, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump has approved the sale of lethal arms to Ukraine, which continues to battle pro-Russian separatists in its eastern province. The move was supported by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to a report by The Washington Post. Though Russia is...

    Separatist fault line stretches from Spain to Ukraine
    Oct17

    Separatist fault line stretches from Spain to Ukraine

    Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — A dangerous and potentially riveting political fault line stretches from Spain across Europe to Ukraine as smoldering separatist movements have gained new strength and standing. From Catalonia in Spain to the eastern regions of Ukraine with Corsica in between, the nationalist rift...

    Colonel In Ukrainian military intelligence killed In Kyiv car bombing
    Jun27

    Colonel In Ukrainian military intelligence killed In Kyiv car bombing

    Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A colonel in Ukraine’s armed forces has been killed in a car bombing in Kyiv that authorities are investigating as a “terrorist attack.” A Defense Ministry statement on the June 27 explosion identified the victim of the blast as Colonel Maksim Shapoval. Police said law...

    Lavrov meets with Tillerson ahead of White House meeting with Trump
    May10

    Lavrov meets with Tillerson ahead of White House meeting with Trump

    Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty WASHINGTON — Russia’s foreign minister has held talks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, discussing Syria, Ukraine, and other issues. Sergei Lavrov’s May 10 discussions with his American counterpart came just hours before the top Russian diplomat’s scheduled...

    U.S. foreign policies in collision: Biden boosts Ukraine, Putin hails Trump’s take on NATO
    Jan16

    U.S. foreign policies in collision: Biden boosts Ukraine, Putin hails Trump’s take on NATO

    by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2017 The past, present and future policies of the United States on the Eastern European front came to a head days before the transition of power in the U.S. In his final foreign trip, Vice President Joe Biden visited Kyiv on Jan. 16 and urged the incoming Trump administration to […] …read more Source:...

    Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border
    Aug19

    Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border

    by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2016 Russia has amassed 40,000 troops along with a number of tanks, armored vehicles and air force units in staging areas near the Ukraine border, the Pentagon said. Additionally, “large numbers of Russian military forces will conduct exercises in the coming days that Pentagon officials say could be used as […]...

    Turkey, Ukraine plan secret jihad to reclaim Crimea from Russia
    Jul03

    Turkey, Ukraine plan secret jihad to reclaim Crimea from Russia

    Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs Turkey’s President Reçep Tayyip Erdoğan and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko by the end of June 2016 had embarked on a further escalation of their confrontation with Russia through the sponsorship of jihadism on...

    Pentagon seeks 35 percent budget increase to fight ISIL
    May14

    Pentagon seeks 35 percent budget increase to fight ISIL

    Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The Pentagon on Feb. 2 will provide a preview of its 2017 budget requesting more funds to beef up U.S. forces in Eastern Europe and fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant extremist group. Ashton Carter.The Pentagon’s request for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 will total...

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