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    ‘Foreign State’ Likely Behind Czech ForMin Computer Breach, Minister Says
    Jan31

    ‘Foreign State’ Likely Behind Czech ForMin Computer Breach, Minister Says

    In a most likely unrelated development, Russia has reportedly accused two top cyber-agents of working with the CIA. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kleptocracy Daily: January 31, 2017
    Jan31

    Kleptocracy Daily: January 31, 2017

    Office Space: Who Really Owns Real Estate Leased by the U.S. Government?: Natalie Duffy highlights a new report which found it impossible to identify the true owners of one third of the government’s “high security” leases – because of anonymous companies. News Deutsche Bank was fined $630 million for its role in the $10 billion Russian...

    Biggest German Bank Admits It Laundered Billions for Russian Clients
    Jan31

    Biggest German Bank Admits It Laundered Billions for Russian Clients

    ‘Mirror trading’ scheme had no evident economic purpose, New York financial regulator says. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Everyone-loses
    Jan31

    Everyone-loses

    Disorder erupted in Ukraine in 2014, involving the overthrow of a sitting government, the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula, and a violent insurrection, supported by Moscow, in the east of the country. This Adelphi book argues that the crisis has yielded a ruinous outcome, in which all the parties are worse off and international...

    Berlin’s New Pragmatism in an Era of Radical Uncertainty
    Jan31

    Berlin’s New Pragmatism in an Era of Radical Uncertainty

    Photo credit: elxeneize / Shutterstock, Inc. Abstract: Germany has emerged as the EU’s central economic and political power in today’s crisis-ridden Europe. The U.K., after the Brexit vote, has probably dropped out of global crisis management for quite a while and the United States, under President Barack Obama, already significantly...

    January 31st, 2017
    Jan31

    January 31st, 2017

    ALBANIA In Albania, Communism Still HurtsBBC 27 years since the fall of communism, Albania finally is opening up its secret police files. The secret service, known as Sigurimi, was brutal. It relied on a huge network of civilian informers to crush any dissent and keep the communist regime in power. At least 7,000 opponents of the regime were...

    Kiev and Kremlin Trade Blame Over Surge in East Ukraine Fighting
    Jan31

    Kiev and Kremlin Trade Blame Over Surge in East Ukraine Fighting

    January 31, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Three Confess to Kadyrov Assassination Plot: Report
    Jan31

    Three Confess to Kadyrov Assassination Plot: Report

    Though details remain sketchy, the affair seems to center around a feud between the Chechen leader and a prominent local family. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Unenergetic energy
    Jan31

    Unenergetic energy

    Economy European leaders adopted the EU Energy Security Strategy in Brussels at the end of May 2014, just three months after Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Naturally, it took several months to prepare the proposal and, in the spirit of these times, the issue of Europe’s energy dependency on Russia weighed heavily. It was emphasized...

    Military situation in eastern Ukraine worsens
    Jan31

    Military situation in eastern Ukraine worsens

    The foreign ministry of Ukraine expressed deep concern Monday night (30 January) over the “intensification of the Russian-terrorist forces in Donbas”. Other reports, however, speak of a “creeping offensive” of Ukrainian forces in an attempt to create “new facts on the ground”. …read more Source:...

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