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    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...

    Russia’s European game
    Sep22

    Russia’s European game

    Russia / World It is not entirely clear what the motives behind Russia’s confrontation with the West are. On the one hand, everything is straightforward: Moscow wants recognition of Crimea’s unification with Russia and sanctions to be lifted. It demands that the post-Soviet space is considered a sphere of its special interests and...

    How American Media Serves as a Transmission Belt for Wars of Choice
    Sep22

    How American Media Serves as a Transmission Belt for Wars of Choice

    Several weeks ago the mainstream media (MSM) gave saturation coverage to a picture of a little boy pulled from the rubble of Aleppo after his home and family were crushed in what was dubiously reported as a Russian airstrike. Promptly dubbed “Aleppo Boy,” his dusty image immediately went viral in every prestige outlet in the United States and...

    Ukraine and Russian-Backed Rebels Agree to Pullback of Troops
    Sep22

    Ukraine and Russian-Backed Rebels Agree to Pullback of Troops

    September 22, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Russia
    Sep22

    Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Russia

    On September 28, the Institute of World Policy will organize a presentation of an analytical brief on the current political situation in Russia. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Twin crises in Syria and Ukraine prove the West cannot restrain Russia
    Sep22

    Twin crises in Syria and Ukraine prove the West cannot restrain Russia

    Only days after the latest ceasefire agreement came into force in Syria, a United Nations aid convoy en route to Aleppo was attacked and destroyed. The UN was quick to declare this both a premeditated attack and a war crime. Citing air space intelligence, the US government released a statement accusing the Russian Air Force of responsibility,...

    Central Europe and the Refugee Question: Cooperation, not Confrontation
    Sep22

    Central Europe and the Refugee Question: Cooperation, not Confrontation

    By Gabi Göbl, Christian Kvorning Lassen, Marko Lovec, Milan Nic and Paul Schmidt. Photo: Flickr|European Parliament, licensed by CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Abstract:The uncoordinated approaches in Central Europe in dealing with the increased arrivals of refugees during summer and autumn of 2015 have put the region into the spotlight of public attention. A...

    David Kramer: in Syria, the Kremlin is trying to divert attention from problems in the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
    Sep22

    David Kramer: in Syria, the Kremlin is trying to divert attention from problems in the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

    /The Russian policy of war in exchange for an artificial stability. For the failure of the Russian military adventure in Syria may follow destabilization in Russia ? / – GCSSI. September 21, Valery Kovalevsky Russia is more a part of the Syrian problem than its solution WASHINGTON Results of elections to the State Duma is not a sign of...

    How EU firms skirt sanctions to do business in Crimea
    Sep22

    How EU firms skirt sanctions to do business in Crimea

    Products for sale in the Crimean stores of two European retailers are being shipped there from Russia via a ferry and port subject to EU sanctions, transportation employees said, indicating that companies are finding ways to dodge the punitive regime in place since 2014. …read more Source:...

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