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    Panama Files Show Russian Crackdown on Offshoring Is Failing
    May11

    Panama Files Show Russian Crackdown on Offshoring Is Failing

    MOSCOW—The thousands of Russian names on a list of offshore companies suggests President Vladimir Putin’s effort to crack down on such entities is ineffective, experts say, and highlights how keeping wealth abroad remains one of the few ways to keep it safe from corrupt local officials. A database published by investigative journalists on...

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany
    May11

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia agreed on Wednesday to create demilitarised zones and implement other security measures in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, but they remained at odds over how to move towards local elections. …read more Source: The...

    No breakthrough in Ukraine cease-fire talks
    May11

    No breakthrough in Ukraine cease-fire talks

    Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers fail to bridge differences on key political steps, says German FM …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Spain and Portugal at risk of EU sanctions over national budgets
    May11

    Spain and Portugal at risk of EU sanctions over national budgets

    The European Commission is mulling possible fines for Spain and Portugal for failing to meet EU national budgetary targets. One source from within the room in Tuesday’s college of commissioners’ meeting in Strasbourg confirmed to POLITICO on Wednesday that there was a debate but said no decisions were taken. There was, however, “a...

    U.S. Missile-Defense System In Romania To Go Operational As Russian Fumes
    May11

    U.S. Missile-Defense System In Romania To Go Operational As Russian Fumes

    The ambitious U.S. plan to protect Europe from ballistic missiles goes online this week, and Russia is already making clear that a stern, if not outright belligerent, response may be forthcoming. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S., Britain, France block Russia bid to blacklist Syria rebels
    May11

    U.S., Britain, France block Russia bid to blacklist Syria rebels

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Britain, the United States, France and Ukraine blocked a Russian proposal at the United Nations to blacklist Syrian rebel groups Jaish al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham for links to Islamic State and al Qaeda militants, diplomats said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    US, Britain, France block Russia bid to blacklist Syria rebels
    May11

    US, Britain, France block Russia bid to blacklist Syria rebels

    Britain, the United States, France and Ukraine blocked a Russian proposal at the United Nations to blacklist Syrian rebel groups Jaish al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham for links to Islamic State and al Qaeda militants, diplomats said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures: Germany
    May11

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures: Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia agreed on Wednesday to create demilitarized zones and implement other security measures in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, but they remained at odds over how to move toward local elections. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany
    May11

    Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany

    Ukraine and Russia agreed on Wednesday to create demilitarised zones and implement other security measures in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, but they remained at odds over how to move towards local elections. …read more Source: Channel...

    Masterpieces lost in Italy museum heist recovered in Ukraine (AFP)
    May11

    Masterpieces lost in Italy museum heist recovered in Ukraine (AFP)

    Rome (AFP) – Paintings including masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto that were stolen from a Verona museum last year have been found in Ukraine, Italy’s culture minister said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...