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    Leaks show US commerce chief, UK queen’s offshore investments
    Nov06

    Leaks show US commerce chief, UK queen’s offshore investments

    WASHINGTON: US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to a shipping firm linked to Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, according to a vast leak of financial documents that also revealed Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II’s investments in tax havens. It was also revealed that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top...

    ‘Friends of Crimea’ Forum to Kick Off in Russia’s Yalta
    Nov06

    ‘Friends of Crimea’ Forum to Kick Off in Russia’s Yalta

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — Foreign delegations are arriving to the Crimean peninsula to participate in the International Forum Friends of Crimea, Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Georgy Muradov told Sputnik on Sunday. This conference will be attended by the former politicians, businessmen, international organizations’ representatives. Foreign...

    Why NATO Isn’t Ready to Take on Russia
    Nov06

    Why NATO Isn’t Ready to Take on Russia

    Jyri Raitasalo Security, Eurasia Now that military tensions between Russia and the West have gone through the roof, most European states find themselves lacking credible warfighting capabilities. War is being fought in Europe today. It has been going on for more than three years. More than ten thousand people are dead—and some 1.6 million people...

    The best reporting on Manafort, Gates and Papadopoulos
    Nov06

    The best reporting on Manafort, Gates and Papadopoulos

    Paul Manafort (Credit: Getty/Brendan Smialowski) Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, his protégé Rick Gates and the less well-known Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos have all faced scrutiny before Monday. Here are our favorite stories on them. The Quiet American, Slate, April 28, 2016 “Manafort has spent a career...

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross retains investment in company doing business with Putin family
    Nov06

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross retains investment in company doing business with Putin family

    Every single member of Trump’s administration is crooked, Wilbur Ross edition: After becoming commerce secretary, Wilbur L. Ross Jr. retained investments in a shipping firm he once controlled that has significant business ties to a Russian oligarch subject to American sanctions and President Vladimir V. Putin’s son-in-law, according...

    US Commerce Chief Tied to Russian Shipping Venture, Leaked Documents Show
    Nov06

    US Commerce Chief Tied to Russian Shipping Venture, Leaked Documents Show

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross shares significant business interests through a shipping venture in Russia with President Vladimir Putin’s son-in-law and an oligarch subject to American sanctions, newly leaked documents showed Sunday. Ross, a 79-year-old billionaire industrialist, has an investment in partnerships valued at between $2...

    U.S. commerce head has stake in firm tied to Putin orbit, documents show
    Nov06

    U.S. commerce head has stake in firm tied to Putin orbit, documents show

    Commerce Secretary-designate Wilbur Ross, center, listens to President Donald Trump during a meeting with House and Senate legislators in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. At right is White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Pablo Martinez Monsivais NEW YORK — Newly leaked...

    Trump Official Wilbur Ross Involved With Business Tied to Vladimir Putin
    Nov06

    Trump Official Wilbur Ross Involved With Business Tied to Vladimir Putin

    (NEW YORK) — Newly leaked documents show that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the Trump administration’s point man on trade and manufacturing policy, has a stake in a company that does business with a gas producer partly owned by the son-in-law of Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to records obtained by the International...

    What Happens when Montenegro Citizens Return Home After Fighting in Foreign Wars?
    Nov05

    What Happens when Montenegro Citizens Return Home After Fighting in Foreign Wars?

    Screenshot from the online version of the documentary film “The Road of No Return?” by Center for Democratic Transition (CDT), from Montenegro. Milica Bogdanović, the author of this post, is a member of the Center for Democratic Transition (CDT), the organization which produced the film mentioned. The documentary film “The Road of No Return?”...

    Poroshenko, Tillerson Discuss UN Peacekeeping Plan
    Nov05

    Poroshenko, Tillerson Discuss UN Peacekeeping Plan

    The Ukrainian presidential office says President Petro Poroshenko and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have discussed the possibility of sending UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...