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    Kleptocracy Daily: March 22, 2017
    Mar22

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 22, 2017

    News Paul Manafort received $10 million annually as part of a 2006 contract to promote the Putin administration’s interests inside the U.S., Europe, and the former Soviet republics. (Moscow Times) A Ukrainian lawmaker released new financial documents allegedly showing that Manafort laundered payments from the party of Viktor Yanukovych...

    The Future of Russian Strategic Bombers
    Mar22

    The Future of Russian Strategic Bombers

    Security Russia’s air force has unveiled plans to revamp its fleet of strategic bombers. These are its aircraft capable of heavy deployments of nuclear weapons. The plans are long overdue, and the aim is to build up to fifty new Tu-160M2 aircraft at a rate of three per year. 2027 has been earmarked as the year when Russia’s air force...

    Are We Dancing? US Ambition for German Defence Spending
    Mar22

    Are We Dancing? US Ambition for German Defence Spending

    Berlin has promised that it will meet its 2% NATO spending commitment – but it is going to take some time.German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington last week went as well as expected, given the huge differences between them.However, few areas remain as frosty between Washington and Berlin as the...

    Turkey: A Sunni Iran in the Making?
    Mar22

    Turkey: A Sunni Iran in the Making?

    Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan via Presidential Press and Information Office of the Russian Federation www.kremlin.ruBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 431, March 22, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The rising tide of an aggressive blend of nationalism and Islamism might be prompting Ankara to pursue its own WMDs, and its preference appears to be...

    Ukrainian Start-up Projects Recognised in the International Market but Still More Investors Needed
    Mar22

    Ukrainian Start-up Projects Recognised in the International Market but Still More Investors Needed

    Ukraine is already one of the top IT outsourcing destinations in Europe, and a prolific source of start-ups which are attracting more and more attention from global investors. However, the market remains undercapitalised compared to other European countries. The blossoming Ukrainian technology sector has triggered the advent of new companies that...

    Talks on Syria in Astana in a new dialogue format
    Mar22

    Talks on Syria in Astana in a new dialogue format

    More than 310,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began with anti-government protests in March 2011. The Syrian conflict, it seems, has been a long-awaited breakthrough. The parties are willing to sit at the negotiating table in the broadest format to discuss possible ways of resolving the protracted and bloody confrontation....

    ETLA forecast: Finland’s recession is over
    Mar22

    ETLA forecast: Finland’s recession is over

    ETLA SUHDANNE 2017/1 The global economy is on the upswing. Economic growth in the euro area and the US will continue at a moderate pace and China’s growth will slow down in a controlled manner. The main risks are associated with the political decisions of the United States and the euro area. Finland’s GDP will grow by 1.7 per cent in...

    Lecture on Human Rights in Occupied Territories: The Case of the Crimea (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
    Mar22

    Lecture on Human Rights in Occupied Territories: The Case of the Crimea (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

    This study of the 2014 Ukrainian crisis focuses on the activities of separatist forces in the Crimean peninsula and on their support by Russia. A chronological summary of the antecedents and consequences of the Ukrainian president’s deposition is followed by the analysis of arguments for and against the conduct of the self-proclaimed...

    Russia, an alleged coup and Montenegro’s bid for NATO membership
    Mar22

    Russia, an alleged coup and Montenegro’s bid for NATO membership

    Testifying before a congressional committee, FBI Director James Comey has confirmed that his agency is investigating links between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia. While this investigation continues, Americans should be reminded of the signs of Russian interference in democratic processes outside the U.S. – specifically, in the Balkans....

    Ukraine lawmaker calls on USA to investigate new ‘evidence’ of secret payments to Manafort
    Mar22

    Ukraine lawmaker calls on USA to investigate new ‘evidence’ of secret payments to Manafort

    Paul Manafort is under scrutiny again after a Ukrainian lawmaker released documents he says show that U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman went to great lengths to hide $750,000 tied to his work for former President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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