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    Kleptocracy Daily | October 30, 2017
    Oct30

    Kleptocracy Daily | October 30, 2017

    ​ Russia probe: Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates were indicted by the FBI on 12 counts this morning, including conspiracy against the United States, money laundering, and failure to disclose U.S. lobbying work for Ukraine’s Yanukovych regime. They both pleaded not guilty. Read the full indictment here. (CNN) George Papadopolous, a...

    Released Crimean Tatar leader: No ‘liberation’ while my people, my land are not free
    Oct30

    Released Crimean Tatar leader: No ‘liberation’ while my people, my land are not free

    There was a sense of Soviet déjà vu in the release of Crimean Tatar leaders Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov, seen in the secrecy with which the special operation was carried out and in the use of a third country. Déjà vu also since just as in the USSR, the number of political prisoners who remain incarcerated is large and on the increase, with...

    Luhansk militants sentence 2 young football fans to 17 & 13 years for ’spying for Ukraine’
    Oct30

    Luhansk militants sentence 2 young football fans to 17 & 13 years for ’spying for Ukraine’

    Two young football fans seized by militants from the self-proclaimed ‘Luhansk people’s republic’ [LPR] in October 2016 have been ‘sentenced’ to 17 and 13 years. 21-year-old Vlad Ovcharenko and 20-year-old Artem Akhmerov were accused of spying for Ukraine over protests against the ‘LPR flag’, photos with the national flag...

    Ukraine to Make New Privatisation Push
    Oct29

    Ukraine to Make New Privatisation Push

    Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Maksym Nefyodov has warned potential investors in a number of state-owned enterprises that few are ‘gold mines’ and that potential investors should be prepared to for a long haul. Talking to the UNIAN news agency, Mr Nefyodov said that of 900 enterprises slated for sale in...

    Czechs Hold Emerging Europe’s Most Powerful Passport
    Oct28

    Czechs Hold Emerging Europe’s Most Powerful Passport

    The Czech passport is the most powerful of those issued by the 23 countries of emerging Europe. According to the most recent Passport Index, it is ranked eighth globally and allows its holders to travel visa-free to 152 countries around the world. The Hungarian passport is the second most powerful in the region, the only difference to the Czech...

    Russia-gate Breeds ‘Establishment McCarthyism’
    Oct27

    Russia-gate Breeds ‘Establishment McCarthyism’

    In the past, America has witnessed “McCarthyism” from the Right and even complaints from the Right about “McCarthyism of the Left.” But what we are witnessing now amid the Russia-gate frenzy is what might be called “Establishment McCarthyism,” traditional media/political powers demonizing and silencing dissent that questions mainstream...

    Twitter Will Suffer for Russian Ad Ban, Moscow Says
    Oct27

    Twitter Will Suffer for Russian Ad Ban, Moscow Says

    Ban on RT and Sputnik comes as researchers claim Twitter ignored evidence that Russia was using the platform to influence elections. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Two Crimean Tatar Leaders Freed
    Oct27

    Two Crimean Tatar Leaders Freed

    Turkey’s Erdogan and German Chancellor Merkel reportedly helped negotiate the end of Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz’s ordeal. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Space Call: International Space Station Commander talks with Ukrainian experts and students
    Oct27

    Space Call: International Space Station Commander talks with Ukrainian experts and students

    On October 25, 2017 Commander Randy Bresnik of NASA Expedition 53 shared many interesting details about the ISS with the audience that gathered at the America House Kyiv, including the US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, America House Director Christi Anne Hofland, first astronaut of independent Ukraine Leonid Kadenyuk, co-organizer of...

    Remember Sandarmokh & the Historian of the Terror Imprisoned in Putin’s Russia
    Oct27

    Remember Sandarmokh & the Historian of the Terror Imprisoned in Putin’s Russia

    On the 80th anniversary of the killing by quota at Sandarmokh of 1,111 Ukrainian, Russian and other Solovki prisoners, Russian writer Ludmilla Ulitskaya has issued a strong warning to the prosecutor and judge in the fabricated trial of historian of the Terror Yury Dmitriev. They risk their children being ashamed of them, and suffering “just as do...

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