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    A Trump Cabinet official has direct business ties to Putin’s inner circle
    Nov06

    A Trump Cabinet official has direct business ties to Putin’s inner circle

    One of those ties includes Putin’s son-in-law. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to members of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle — but he didn’t properly reveal that information to the government. It turns out that Ross’s investment firm has a 31.5 percent stake in Navigator, a British company...

    Sex under siege: Ukrainian drama uncovers how war affects intimacy
    Nov06

    Sex under siege: Ukrainian drama uncovers how war affects intimacy

    The playwright Natal’ya Vorozhbit’s Bad Roads explores the brutal effects of conflict on personal relationships. Sasha Dugdale reveals the pain of translating its harrowing scenes for a new Royal Court productionWhat happens to people’s personal relationships – and, more specifically, their sexual lives – in a time of conflict?...

    US Commerce Chief Defends Investment in Russian Shipper Linked to Putin Inner Circle
    Nov06

    US Commerce Chief Defends Investment in Russian Shipper Linked to Putin Inner Circle

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday defended his sizable business links to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, saying “there is no impropriety.” Ross, a 79-year-old billionaire industrialist, has a 31 percent stake worth $2 million to $10 million in a shipping venture, Navigator Holdings, with connections...

    Serbia respects Ukraine’s territorial integrity – minister
    Nov06

    Serbia respects Ukraine’s territorial integrity – minister

    Minister for EU Integration Jadranka Joksimovic said on Monday that Serbia respects the territorial integrity of Ukraine.She also thanked that country for not recognizing Kosovo. …read more Source:...

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says it’s ‘evil’ to suggest he covered up links to Russia
    Nov06

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says it’s ‘evil’ to suggest he covered up links to Russia

    Over the weekend, information tied Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to a shipping company connected with Russian oligarchs working closely with Vladimir Putin. The shipper, Navigator Holdings, earns millions of dollars a year transporting gas for one of its top clients, a giant Russian energy company called Sibur, whose owners include the oligarch...

    China’s Oil Investment in Russia Raises Questions
    Nov06

    China’s Oil Investment in Russia Raises Questions

    Nearly two months after the announcement of China’s largest private investment in Russian energy, terms of the deal keep expanding along with questions about how they will play out. On Sept. 8, privately-held CEFC China Energy Company Ltd. said it had agreed to buy a 14.16-percent interest in Russia’s Rosneft oil company for U.S. $9.1...

    Serbia respects Ukraine’s territorial integrity – minister
    Nov06

    Serbia respects Ukraine’s territorial integrity – minister

    Minister for EU Integration Jadranka Joksimovic said on Monday that Serbia respects the territorial integrity of Ukraine.She also thanked that country for not recognizing Kosovo. …read more Source:...

    Recent ICIJ leaks that shook the world
    Nov06

    Recent ICIJ leaks that shook the world

    Launched in 1997 by the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) in 2017 became a fully independent organisation. Its members include over 200 journalists from across 70 countries. While its exposures began in 2000 when the ICIJ exposed how the “leading tobacco companies...

    How Twitter Secretly Benefits From Bots And Fake Accounts
    Nov06

    How Twitter Secretly Benefits From Bots And Fake Accounts

    Twitter may have a fake accounts scandal on its hands. And it’s remarkably similar to the scandal that rocked Wells Fargo last year. Leslie Miley, a former engineering manager at Twitter, described to Bloomberg on Friday how he uncovered a trove of spam accounts with IP addresses from Russia and Ukraine in 2015. He recommended deletion, but...

    Russia mercenaries operate in Syria alongside army
    Nov06

    Russia mercenaries operate in Syria alongside army

    Two men who appeared in a video posted by Daesh last month are believed to have been members of a shadowy mercenary force known as “Wagner” which the Russian army has been using to assist in its operations in Syria. The men named Roman Vasilievich Zabolotny and Grigory Mikhailovich Surkanov were captured near the eastern city of Deir Ez-Zor....