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    Kleptocracy Weekly: September 16-23, 2016
    Sep23

    Kleptocracy Weekly: September 16-23, 2016

    A weekly roundup of leading stories on kleptocrats and their enablers… United States Prosecuting kleptocrats is difficult: U.S. law enforcement agencies are targeting their stolen assets instead. (OCCRP) Delaware is trying to water down proposals to end anonymous companies, and has spent more than $2 million of taxpayer funds lobbying Congress...

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 23, 2016
    Sep23

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 23, 2016

    U.S. authorities subpoenaed Andrey Pavlov, allegedly a lawyer for the Klyuev criminal group, to appear before a New York grand jury in relation to the enormous Russian fraud uncovered by Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky. (Daily Beast) David Kramer says the U.S. should outlaw participation in the Kremlin’s privatization schemes....

    Ukraine Says Peace Process at Risk Without EU Sanctions
    Sep23

    Ukraine Says Peace Process at Risk Without EU Sanctions

    September 23, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Say No to NATO’s Expansion Parade: Adding Georgia, Finland, and More Would Make America Less Secure
    Sep23

    Say No to NATO’s Expansion Parade: Adding Georgia, Finland, and More Would Make America Less Secure

    Doug Bandow NATO, the alliance informally known as North America and The Others, remains committed to expansion. Powerhouse Montenegro, with 2080 men in uniform, will be the next entrant. Other governments knocking at the alliance door include Finland, Georgia, and Serbia. Adding these states would violate the purpose of an organization intended...

    War of words: how Europe is fighting back against Russian disinformation
    Sep23

    War of words: how Europe is fighting back against Russian disinformation

    For a little more than a year, a small group of eight officials with the EU’s European External Action Service (EEAS) has been working on a counter-propaganda strategy that reads like something out of the Cold War. The initiative was the result of a decision at a summit of the European Council in March 2015 which concluded that action was...

    Journalist explained why Putin, when attacked  Ukraine, repeated the Stalin’s  mistake.
    Sep23

    Journalist explained why Putin, when attacked Ukraine, repeated the Stalin’s mistake.

    / Timebomb have been placed under the empire / – GCSSI. … Russian Federation haven’t future, because it is in its essence – the geopolitical and geoeconomical mutated residue of the Russian Empire. Putin, annexing the Crimea, Russia doomed to collapse, as once Stalin, taking the Baltic states, condemned the collapse of the Soviet Union....

    No Mercy for Crimean Journalist Facing 5-Year Sentence for Opposing Russian Occupation
    Sep23

    No Mercy for Crimean Journalist Facing 5-Year Sentence for Opposing Russian Occupation

    Mykola Semena, a 66-year-old Crimean journalist has been refused permission to travel to Kyiv for an urgently needed operation following a spinal injury. Without the operation, Semena could face irreparable damage to his health, making him an invalid. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukraine’s UK Ambassador issues open letter over propagandist Graham Phillips’
    Sep23

    Ukraine’s UK Ambassador issues open letter over propagandist Graham Phillips’

    Phillips’ appalling treatment of a maimed hostage has aroused particular anger and revulsion, but the Ambassador points out that it is only one of many episodes …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 22, 2016
    Sep22

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 22, 2016

    Prosecuting kleptocrats is difficult: U.S. law enforcement agencies are targeting their stolen assets instead. (OCCRP) The ICIJ has released a new offshore leakexposing accounts and anonymous companies based in the Bahamas. Moldovan prosecutors accused sixteen judgesand four court officials of involvement in the “Russian Laundromat,” a scheme...

    Russia Ups Oil Output Ahead of OPEC Meeting
    Sep22

    Russia Ups Oil Output Ahead of OPEC Meeting

    Russia could soon become the world’s biggest oil producer if it continues pumping oil at levels not seen since Soviet times. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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