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    A Step Toward Greater Transparency in Ukraine
    Oct31

    A Step Toward Greater Transparency in Ukraine

    A new database detailing the private assets of state officials, although imperfect, is a major step change in Ukrainian politics. …read more Source: Carnegie...

    Government reassured Nissan on avoiding tariffs and bureaucratic impediments in EU trade talks
    Oct31

    Government reassured Nissan on avoiding tariffs and bureaucratic impediments in EU trade talks

    Government reassured Nissan on avoiding tariffs and bureaucratic impediments in EU trade talksThe UK Government told Nissan it would seek tariff-free access to EU markets for the motor industry as part of Brexit talks, Business Secretary Greg Clark has said. He told the BBC Andrew Marr show that, while formal negotiations with the EU have not yet...

    Selling ‘Regime Change’ Wars to the Masses
    Oct29

    Selling ‘Regime Change’ Wars to the Masses

    American journalist Edward Bernays is often described as the man who invented modern propaganda. The nephew of Sigmund Freud, the pioneer of psychoanalysis, it was Bernays who coined the term “public relations” as a euphemism for spin and its deceptions. In 1929, as a publicist for the cigarette industry, Bernays persuaded feminists to promote...

    Watch List Findings: Oct. 29, 2016
    Oct29

    Watch List Findings: Oct. 29, 2016

    What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this email manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will...

    October 28th, 2016
    Oct29

    October 28th, 2016

    CHINA China’s Xi Jinping Tightens His Hold on Communist Party Chun Hang and Jeremy Page, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL A meeting of several hundred of the party’s most senior members on Thursday conferred upon Communist leader Xi Jinping an arcane designation, declaring him the “core” of the party’s leadership. The term was used in...

    Kleptocracy Weekly: October 22-28, 2016
    Oct28

    Kleptocracy Weekly: October 22-28, 2016

    Russia Hackers published emails obtained from Vladimir Putin’s advisor, Vladislav Surkov, which detail Russian plans to destabilize Ukraine. (FP) Kremlin infighting may be the cause of other recent embarrassing leaks about Putin’s inner circle, and Alexey Navalny is a beneficiary. (Bloomberg) U.S. authorities ruled that the death of...

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 28, 2016
    Oct28

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 28, 2016

    News U.S. authorities ruled that the death of Mikhail Lesin in Washington, DC was an accident. (RFE/RL) Ukrainian politicians and officials are beginning to publish their asset and income declarations ahead of Sunday’s deadline. First up: PM Volodymyr Grosman, with $1.8 million in cash. (BBC) Chinese officials have hit back at suggestions...

    Russia is bankrolling a “global revolution”…its citizens will manage somehow
    Oct28

    Russia is bankrolling a “global revolution”…its citizens will manage somehow

    Economy A witty ditty, popular back in the Soviet days, had it that Fidel Castro should return Russian oil and take back his sugar before proceeding to go forth and multiply. Actually, Soviet policy is one of the reasons why Russia inherited a serious problem which must be handled alongside contemporary quandaries created by the Russian...

    Russia is bankrolling a global revolution… its citizens will manage somehow
    Oct28

    Russia is bankrolling a global revolution… its citizens will manage somehow

    Economy A witty ditty, popular back in the Soviet days, had it that Fidel Castro should return Russian oil and take back his sugar before proceeding to go forth and multiply. Actually, Soviet policy is one of the reasons why Russia inherited a serious problem which must be handled alongside contemporary quandaries created by the Russian...

    Ukraine Politicians’ Huge Cash Piles Exposed in Reform Drive
    Oct28

    Ukraine Politicians’ Huge Cash Piles Exposed in Reform Drive

    October 28, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

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