Giuliani Targeted Ukrainian President Zelenskys Top Aide

Rudy Giuliani didnt just push the Ukrainian government to announce investigations that would boost President Donald Trumps political prospects. The former New York mayorwho is not part of the U.S. governmentalso raised concerns to Ukrainian officials about a senior aide to President Volodymyr Zelensky, according to American and Ukrainian sources familiar with his comments. That aide, Andriy Bohdan, previously worked for an oligarch who had sparred with Giulianis then-allies Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman. Giulianis comments led Ukrainian officials to believe he was pushing for the aides ouster. A Zelensky administration official familiar with the discussions said he was not aware of Giuliani explicitly requesting Bohdans removal. Giulianis communications with Ukrainian government officials and efforts to influence their decisions are …

Why Are Republicans So Anxious to Play Putins Game on Ukraine?

When secret room.Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of Russias foreign affairs committee,have plenty to say, and most of it benefits the Kremlin. Indeed, the Republicans of Donald Trumps regime and the Russians of Vladimir Putins often sing in amazing harmony. When Kennedy was interviewed Sunday by Chris Wallace on Fox News, he gave us a striking example of synchronicity. Kennedy, who was educated at Vanderbilt, the University of Virginia, and Oxford Universitys Magdalen College, and ought to know better, readily echoed a fable spawned by the Russian security services. Who do you believe was responsible for hacking the DNC [Democratic National Committee] and [Hillary] Clinton campaign computers, their emails? Ukraine?To which Kennedy replied, I dont know, nor do you, nor do any …