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    Kleptocracy Daily: March 16, 2017
    Mar16

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 16, 2017

    News The UK government is setting up a new anti-money laundering watchdog in an effort to crack down on ill-gotten gains and dirty money. (Financial Times) One of the world’s largest publicly listed gaming companies, TAB, has been fined $45 million for breaching money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws. (Guardian) A new study...

    Radicalisation in Isolation: The Success of the Dutch Freedom Party
    Mar16

    Radicalisation in Isolation: The Success of the Dutch Freedom Party

    The radical right-wing populist Freedom Party (PVV) is currently tied for first place in the polls for the upcoming Dutch elections. Is this a clear sign of a radical right-wing populist wave in the Netherlands? What underlies the success of this party? And how can it be compared to other radical right-wing populist parties? Geert Wilders formed...

    Founding Ideas of Visegrad Remain Crucial
    Mar16

    Founding Ideas of Visegrad Remain Crucial

    The Visegrad Group was formed in the 1990s to eliminate the remnants of the communist bloc in Central Europe, to overcome the historic animosities between Central European countries, to accomplish a social metamorphosis and to join both the EU and NATO. So, Visegrad was as much about transformation towards Western liberal democracies and...

    FSB abduct & threaten to bury Crimean Tatar alive to force false testimony
    Mar16

    FSB abduct & threaten to bury Crimean Tatar alive to force false testimony

    A young Crimean Tatar was effectively abducted on Wednesday by Russian FSB officers who took him to a field and threatened to bury him if he refused to testify against 6 men, including a prominent human rights activist, facing gravely flawed charges. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Poroshenko law could strip huge numbers of Ukrainians of their citizenship
    Mar16

    Poroshenko law could strip huge numbers of Ukrainians of their citizenship

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has tabled as urgent a draft law which would automatically strip Ukrainians of their citizenship if they voluntarily took on citizenship of another country …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Governmental Support is Vital to Fight Corruption
    Mar15

    Governmental Support is Vital to Fight Corruption

    The public property damage in corruption cases that have been investigated by the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) only amount to UAH 83 billion (around $3.7 billion), says Artem Sytnyk, the director of the NABU. He also spoke to Jerry Cameron about the origins of corruption, its size and the challenges the NAPU is facing in...

    Lavrov: Ukrainian Blockade of Donbass ‘Contradicts Common Sense and Human Conscience’
    Mar15

    Lavrov: Ukrainian Blockade of Donbass ‘Contradicts Common Sense and Human Conscience’

    Russia. PRESS CONFERENCE. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    How Russians Protest
    Mar15

    How Russians Protest

    Politics Protests in authoritarian regimes like Russia or Turkey can be very different to those in the West. When a demonstration takes place in a Western country, they are as natural to society as, say, elections. They are seen as part of democratic expression, a means of putting pressure on rulers. In Vladimir Putin’s Russia, any...

    The Four Horsemen Of The Trumpocalypse
    Mar15

    The Four Horsemen Of The Trumpocalypse

    It’s a horse race.Will Donald Trump’s first new war be with Russia, Iran, China, or North Korea?Here are some things to consider as you try to handicap this deadly contest:Russia:It is a certainty that a war of principals or proxies with Russia remains a chief objective of the neocons and the Deep State. If Victoria Nuland in Kiev...

    About Face! Sweden Reactivates Conscription
    Mar15

    About Face! Sweden Reactivates Conscription

    Earlier this month, the Swedish government reinstated conscription, one of several recent moves to strengthen the operational capability of its armed forces.The worsening security situation, in particular Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine, has led to the conclusion that the Nordic region is again confronting a resurgent and aggressive...

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