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    As Crimea Passes Two Years as Part of Russia, Time to Negotiate Away Sanctions
    Apr06

    As Crimea Passes Two Years as Part of Russia, Time to Negotiate Away Sanctions

    Two years ago Russia detached Crimea from Ukraine. Since then the Western allies have huffed and puffed while imposing economic sanctions, but to little effect. Although Russia’s economy has suffered, Vladimir Putin remains popular. Most important, Crimea just celebrated the second anniversary of its switch, with construction planned on a...

    Russia, not Turkey, taking sides in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, says Erdoğan
    Apr06

    Russia, not Turkey, taking sides in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, says Erdoğan

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on April 6 accused Russia of siding with Armenia in the conflict with Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, saying Moscow was meddling as it had in Ukraine and Syria …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    UPDATE1: Japan urges Ukraine to fully implement cease-fire accord
    Apr06

    UPDATE1: Japan urges Ukraine to fully implement cease-fire accord

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Panama Papers: Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts
    Apr06

    Panama Papers: Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts

    (Arnulfo Franco, AP) BERLIN — The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm. The revelations have raised suspicion that such offshore entities were set up to avoid taxes, but Petro Poroshenko denied that was the...

    Politicians, Celebrities Deny Wrongdoing After Explosive Offshore ‘Panama Papers’ Leak
    Apr06

    Politicians, Celebrities Deny Wrongdoing After Explosive Offshore ‘Panama Papers’ Leak

    BERLIN (AP) — The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm. The revelations have raised suspicion that such offshore entities were set up to avoid taxes, but Petro Poroshenko denied that was the purpose in his...

    Ukraine referendum: Ministers urge people to vote
    Apr06

    Ukraine referendum: Ministers urge people to vote

    Ministers and party leaders have been urging voters to take part in Wednesday’s referendum over the EU’s treaty with Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Japan PM says Ukraine on G7 summit agenda
    Apr06

    Japan PM says Ukraine on G7 summit agenda

    ‘Issues surrounding Ukraine remain among the important issues for the international community,’ Shinzo Abe says …read more Source: World...

    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts
    Apr06

    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts

    The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm. …read more Source: CTV...

    In Chernobyl nuclear zone, animals thrive without humans
    Apr06

    In Chernobyl nuclear zone, animals thrive without humans

    What happens to the environment when humans disappear? Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, booming populations of wolf, elk and other wildlife in the vast contaminated zone in Belarus and Ukraine provide a clue. …read more Source: Channel...

    Panama law firm says data hack was external
    Apr06

    Panama law firm says data hack was external

    A marquee of the Arango Orillac Building lists the Mossack Fonseca law firm, in Panama City, Monday, April 4, 2016. Panama’s president says his government will cooperate ‘vigorously’ with any judicial investigation arising from the leak of a vast trove of information on the offshore financial dealings of the world’s rich and...