Russian Ties

Upcoming talks

What role is Russia playing in the administration?
https://townhallseattle.org/event/jill-dougherty/
May 17, 7:30
Former CNN correspondent and Moscow Bureau Chief Jill Dougherty says that Putin is exploiting every opportunity.

The Russian Revolution
https://townhallseattle.org/event/china-mieville/
May 25, 7:30
China Miéville describes the Russian Revolution as a breathtaking story, as well as a political event of profound and ongoing consequence.

Articles

“Newly obtained financial records obtained by The Associated Press appear to confirm Paul Manafort’s consulting firm received at least $1.2 million in “Black Ledger” Ukraine payouts.”
http://thehill.com/policy/international/europe/328420-manafort-firm-got-ukraine-ledger-payouts-report

“An alleged Russian hacker has been arrested in Spain at the request of American authorities.

His arrest set cybersecurity circles abuzz after Russian broadcaster RT raised the possibility it was linked to the US presidential election”:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/us-election-hacking-russia-spain-arrest-authorities-pyotr-levashov-barcelona-a7676251.html

And more:

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/03/connections-trump-putin-russia-ties-chart-flynn-page-manafort-sessions-214868

https://secure.politico.com/story/2016/11/putin-congress-rohrabacher-trump-231775

The Steele Dossier