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That means Kremlin operatives have the green light to pursue some of those goals — like knocking off a political rival — while officially keeping Putin out the loop.
TOP CHEMICAL WEAPONS WATCHDOG GROUP CONFIRMS ALEXEI NAVALNY WAS POISONED WITH A NERVE AGENTALEX WARDOCTOBER 7, 2020VOX
The lead lobbyist for the Canadian company was David Urban, a Republican political operative credited with delivering the traditionally Democratic state of Pennsylvania to the president in the 2016 election.
IT’S HIS LAND. NOW A CANADIAN COMPANY GETS TO TAKE IT.BY LEE VAN DER VOO FOR PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
GOP operatives said they are hoping for a leveling of the field once early in-person voting kicks in widely and then on Election Day.
EARLY SURGE OF DEMOCRATIC MAIL VOTING SPARKS WORRY INSIDE GOPAMY GARDNER, JOSH DAWSEYSEPTEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They painted us as cartel operatives, as benefiting from illegal activity and called me a human trafficker, to deliberately advance their fundraising goals.
PRIVATE BORDER WALL FUNDRAISERS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED ON FRAUD CHARGESBY PERLA TREVIZO, JEREMY SCHWARTZ AND LEXI CHURCHILLAUGUST 20, 2020PROPUBLICA
His best option is probably to use his intelligence service, which is very close to the intelligence service in Belarus, which still calls itself the KGB, and is probably totally penetrated by Putin’s intelligence operatives.
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT BELARUSTRACY MORANAUGUST 17, 2020OZY
The conception of the relation of this institution with them as co-operative makes headway slowly.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
This system, as already stated, became operative in most districts during June, 1915.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Still another kind of war credit bank was created on the co-operative plan to assist the middle and lower classes.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Democracy, let us grant it, is the best system of government as yet operative in this world of sin.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
And I have had a unique opportunity of watching the effect of some co-operative effort in Champaran.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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