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A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump Associates - New York Times

A week before Michael T. Flynn resigned as national security adviser, a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russia. Mr. Flynn is gone, having been caught lying about his own ...and more »

Amid Russia scrutiny, Trump associates received informal Ukraine policy proposal - Washington Post

President Trump's personal lawyer and a former business associate met privately in New York City last month with a member of the Ukrainian parliament to discuss a peace plan for that country that could give Russia long-term control over territory it ...and more »

Ukraine Lawmaker Who Worked With Trump Associates Faces Treason Inquiry - New York Times

Prosecutors in Ukraine are investigating whether a member of Parliament committed treason by working with two associates of President Trump's to promote a plan for settling Ukraine's conflicts with Russia. In a court filing on Tuesday, prosecutors ...and more »

Trump's lawyer has told 4 different stories about the Russia-Ukraine 'peace plan' debacle - Business Insider

cohen Michael Cohen, an attorney for Donald Trump, arrives in Trump Tower on December 16. Richard Drew/AP President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, was at the center of a bombshell New York Times report published Sunday that said he hand ...and more »

Russia Will Accept Passports Issued by East Ukraine Separatists - New York Times

KIEV, Ukraine — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia signed a decree over the weekend recognizing passports issued by two separatist governments in eastern Ukraine, a step that Ukraine said would complicate peace negotiations. Mr. Putin's decree ...and more »

Report: Trump's Lawyer Involved With Secret Plan to Lift Russian Sanctions - New York Magazine

President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, recently hand-delivered a sealed “peace plan” to the White House outlining a way to remove the U.S. sanctions on Russia, a plan that was conceived by a pro-Putin Ukrainian lawmaker connected to Cohen ...and more »

The Mystery of the Ukraine Peace Plan - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. On Sunday, The New York Times reported that two associates of President Donald Trump, including Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, presented a sealed ...and more »

Russia Announces Another Cease-Fire Deal With Ukraine Amid Tensions With West -

European powers are backing a new cease-fire agreement announced Saturday for embattled eastern Ukraine, where Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists have been locked in conflict for three years. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the ...and more »

Report: Trump's lawyer hand-delivered Michael Flynn a secret plan to lift sanctions on Russia - Business Insider

President Donald Trump's personal counsel, Michael Cohen, hand-delivered a "peace" plan for Russia and Ukraine to former national security adviser Michael Flynn before Flynn was asked to resign, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The plan involved ...and more »

Trump Lawyer Confirms Meeting Ukrainian, Denies Carrying Peace Plan -

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer has acknowledged to NBC News that he met privately in New York last month with a controversial Russian-born Trump associate and a member of Ukraine's parliament, but disputes a New York Times report that the men ...and more »