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    Kleptocracy Daily: March 8, 2017
    Mar08

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 8, 2017

    News Spanish authorities allege that Hares Youssef, a Syrian-Ukrainian businessman, linked his friend, exiled Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash, to an organized crime network involved in money laundering. (Kyiv Post) The U.S. Treasury Department announced a $100 million settlement with Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation for...

    Montenegro Awaits Senate Verdict: President Donald Trump Should End NATO Expansion Charade
    Mar08

    Montenegro Awaits Senate Verdict: President Donald Trump Should End NATO Expansion Charade

    Doug Bandow The postage stamp country of Montenegro expected to be rushed into NATO during Washington’s lame duck period before the unpredictable Donald Trump became president. But Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee, to their credit more concerned about America than wannabe foreign dependents, blocked ratification of the ratification...

    Eight women of the Russian Revolution
    Mar08

    Eight women of the Russian Revolution

    Eight women of the Russian RevolutionThe Russian February Revolution started on Mar. 8, according to New Style, and ironically coincided with International Women’s Day. Russia Direct presents eight female revolutionaries who left their mark in historyThe Russian February Revolution started on Mar. 8, according to New Style, and ironically...

    A Busy Day in Geopolitics
    Mar08

    A Busy Day in Geopolitics

    By Kamran Bokhari There will be many days that are, geopolitically speaking, rather quiet. Yesterday was not one of them. Three separate but highly significant developments occurred involving the four major powers of the globe: the United States, Russia, China and Germany. Given that the three events illustrate a major step forward in our...

    Moldova: The Captured State on Europe’s Edge
    Mar08

    Moldova: The Captured State on Europe’s Edge

    08 March 2017Twenty-five years after independence, Moldova still suffers from corruption and institutional failure. Only the EU can hold the government coalition accountable for reform. Cristina Gherasimov Academy Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme The Moldovan flag in Chisnau. Photo: Getty Images. As far back as 2000, the World Bank had...

    Visegrad governments play into Moscow’s hands
    Mar08

    Visegrad governments play into Moscow’s hands

    The original purpose of the Visegrad initiative was for the four re-emerging Central European democracies to coordinate their pursuit of NATO and EU membership. However, since achieving its primary targets, the V4 has proved unable to coordinate the disparate foreign policies of its members and lacks a clear geopolitical identity. While...

    Kremlin-backed militant leader claims ‘right’ to shell his own cities
    Mar08

    Kremlin-backed militant leader claims ‘right’ to shell his own cities

    Alexander Zakharchenko, head of the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DNR], recently claimed during an OSCE press conference that he is fully entitled to shell Krasny Liman or Artemovsk, as these are “his land” …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Violations Of Human Rights On The Temporarily Occupied Territory Of The Autonomous Republic Of Crimea
    Mar08

    Violations Of Human Rights On The Temporarily Occupied Territory Of The Autonomous Republic Of Crimea

    А deliberate policy of the total ban of freedom of thought, speech and expression is being conducted by the occupying power at the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia slanders Crimean Tatar Mejlis & openly lies about Odesa, MH17 at Hague Court
    Mar08

    Russia slanders Crimean Tatar Mejlis & openly lies about Odesa, MH17 at Hague Court

    Russia’s attempt in its opening address to deny that Ukraine’s suit falls within the International Court of Justice’s jurisdiction was anticipated. Slightly less predictable was the strange similarity with Russian state-controlled media – the same carefully chosen facts, deft omissions and flagrant distortions. …read more...

    NATO: A New Era of Negotiations Begins
    Mar07

    NATO: A New Era of Negotiations Begins

    Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer was interviewed by L’Express’s defense correspondent to discuss the future of the European security and the role of NATO under Trump’s administration. She explained that Trump’s positions toward Brexit and his stances on NATO “divide and weaken the credibility of the Alliance. […] All of...

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