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    Hiring US forensic experts in Tokmadi case was Yerkin Tatishev’s idea
    Apr19

    Hiring US forensic experts in Tokmadi case was Yerkin Tatishev’s idea

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Yerkin Tatishev, the brother of late BTA Bank chair Yerzhan Tatishev, who was killed during a winter hunt in 2004, told Forbes.kz he was the one who pushed to hire U.S. forensic and firearms experts to examine his brother’s death. Yerkin Tatishev....

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s former agent reveals how the player nearly joined Liverpool
    Apr19

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s former agent reveals how the player nearly joined Liverpool

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s former agent has revealed the incredible turn of events that saw the Armenian very nearly sign for Liverpool. Dimitry Seluk used to represent Mkhitaryan when the 29-year-old was a young man playing for Ukrainian minnows Metalurh Donetsk. Seluk recalled how he fell out with Oleg Mkrtchyan, who was the owner of the club...

    Big Read: Raila-Uhuru handshake assured wary investors — Malaysian envoy
    Apr19

    Big Read: Raila-Uhuru handshake assured wary investors — Malaysian envoy

    The easing of political tensions following the meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga has been described as conducive to business. Speaking to the Star, Malaysian High Commissioner Loh Tiong said: “Any investor who wants to invest in Kenya will first assess the political situation in the country. Only once...

    Association of Credit Information Providers in Europe and Central Asia established
    Apr19

    Association of Credit Information Providers in Europe and Central Asia established

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The World Bank Group is supporting the creation of a new association designed to help strengthen credit reporting practices and bolster access to finance in Europe and Central Asia, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, said. In cooperation with Azerbaijan’s Financial Market...

    Article about Latvian soldiers training Ukrainian saboteurs is typical Russian fake news – Defense Ministry  – The Baltic Times
    Apr19

    Article about Latvian soldiers training Ukrainian saboteurs is typical Russian fake news – Defense Ministry – The Baltic Times

    RIGA – The Defense Ministry calls a recent article on a pro-Russian ”news” site about supposed Latvian soldiers training Ukrai…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    More on the Michael Cohen Money Trail
    Apr19

    More on the Michael Cohen Money Trail

    Yesterday we noted that Michael Cohen grew up around the Brooklyn social club which served as the headquarters of the bosses of the Russian mob in the from the 1970s to the 1990s. Today we discussed the role of Cohen’s father-in-law Fima Shusterman, an immigrant from Ukraine. Shusterman had been in the taxi business for decades before Cohen...

    In historic shift, Berlin mulls tougher stance on Moscow
    Apr19

    In historic shift, Berlin mulls tougher stance on Moscow

    BERLIN – Germany’s Russlandversteher are back. An epithet to some, a badge of honor to others, the term literally translates as “Russia understander,” but connotes something closer to a “Russia sympathizer.” In Germany’s heated political climate, few words are as polarizing. As the West debates how far to go in confronting Russia over...

    Pompeo confirmation unlikely to happen before G7 ministers meeting
    Apr19

    Pompeo confirmation unlikely to happen before G7 ministers meeting

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland won’t have an equal American counterpart when she convenes a meeting of G7 foreign ministers on Sunday to discuss a broad range of international security issues, including Syria, Ukraine, Myanmar, Venezuela and the ongoing nuclear tension with North Korea. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Cohen-ology Pays Off After All
    Apr19

    Cohen-ology Pays Off After All

    Yesterday afternoon I had one of those epiphanies about a story I usually have no more than once every few years. It was partly triggered by details I put in this post about Michael Cohen. But it wasn’t about that alone. It was the sum of a dozen developments since the raid on Cohen’s homes and office last Monday. Starting over a year...

    Swarm of bees stops plane from taking off in Russia
    Apr19

    Swarm of bees stops plane from taking off in Russia

    There was a real buzz in the air…A flight from Moscow to Crimea’s Simferopol was delayed after a container of bees was accidently opened onboard, Russian media reports. As a result, the ai …read more Source: Big News...