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    Ukraine jails its head of tax and customs
    Mar07

    Ukraine jails its head of tax and customs

    Ukraine’s anti-corruption prosecutor says investigators suspect 38-year-old Roman Nasirov helped exiled lawmaker Oleksandr Onishchenko deprive the state of the money in tax revenue linked to a gas dea …read more Source:...

    Forget Trump; Slovenian president rules Instagram
    Mar07

    Forget Trump; Slovenian president rules Instagram

    Donald Trump may rule Twitter, but he’s no match for his Slovenian counterpart on Instagram. Borut Pahor, who is known as “Barbie” and along with Melania Trump is Slovenia’s other former fashion model making international headlines, has been actively using social media to get his message across. He started releasing his...

    New Canadian military commander takes over in Ukraine
    Mar07

    New Canadian military commander takes over in Ukraine

    The new commander of Joint Task Force-Ukraine (JTF-U), Lieutenant-Colonel Mark Lubiniecki, assumed command from Lieutenant-Colonel Wayne Niven on Tuesday during a ceremony at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine. The ceremony marks the transition between Rotations 2 and 3 of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s...

    In Ukraine, an unlikely new battle line
    Mar07

    In Ukraine, an unlikely new battle line

    A border blockade cutting coal supplies shuts power plants and factories — and sends reverberations from Kyiv to Moscow. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russia rejects Ukraine ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court
    Mar07

    Russia rejects Ukraine ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court

    Russia has flatly rejected claims made by Ukraine that Moscow is “sponsoring terrorism” through alleged providing of money and arms for pro-Russia forces in the war-scarred country, describing the allegations as “neither factual nor legal.” …read more Source: Iran...

    The Hit Is In Against Dmitry Medvedev
    Mar07

    The Hit Is In Against Dmitry Medvedev

    An explosive exposé alleging Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was deeply corrupt blew up on the Russian internet last week. Alexey Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation published a report and a movie (with English subtitles) that link Medvedev to an impressive number of residences, yachts and even two vineyards, both in Russia and...

    Ukraine: Top Tax Official on Trial for Corruption
    Mar07

    Ukraine: Top Tax Official on Trial for Corruption

    A Kiyv court began hearing motions Monday on a US$ 74 million embezzlement case involving Ukraine’s top tax official who spent the night on a stretcher in the courtroom because prosecutors thought he faked a heart attack. …read more Source:...

    Russia expands military transport fleet to move troops long distances
| Reuters
    Mar07

    Russia expands military transport fleet to move troops long distances | Reuters

    By Andrew Osborn | MOSCOW MOSCOW Russia is urgently expanding its military support fleet to include more long-range ships to improve its ability to move troops and hardware to distant locations such as Syria, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday.The construction push follows the Kremlin’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea,...

    How America Would Try and Smash China in a War (More Like World War III)
    Mar07

    How America Would Try and Smash China in a War (More Like World War III)

    Harry J. Kazianis Security, Asia All of the reasons why America would beat China in a war. The best way to get good at anything is too actually go out and do it— and do it a lot. The challenge for China is that you can wargame all you want but unless you have experienced actual combat there will always be a learning curve. And the curve for China...

    American Adversaries Test Trump
    Mar07

    American Adversaries Test Trump

    After a dangerous encounter between U.S. and Iranian vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, the Washington Post is picking up on a pattern of provocations from Tehran: Swift-moving Iranian vessels came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy surveillance ship in the Strait of Hormuz over the weekend, U.S. officials said Monday.The apparent harassment of the...