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    Inside the abandoned city of Pripyat, 30 years after Chernobyl – in pictures
    Apr05

    Inside the abandoned city of Pripyat, 30 years after Chernobyl – in pictures

    Tens of thousands were evacuated from the neighbouring city of Pripyat following the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. Lynn Hilton visits the deserted city – and finds homes, schools and a fairground left to decay … …read more Source: The...

    Journalist at center of Panama leaks: ‘Nobody hiding offshore is safe’
    Apr05

    Journalist at center of Panama leaks: ‘Nobody hiding offshore is safe’

    For months, as they worked in secrecy to pull together a huge trove of leaked data from a Panamanian law firm, the investigative team at Süddeutsche Zeitung knew they had an explosive scoop. Even so, the international reaction has been “far above what we expected,” Frederik Obermaier, one of the German newspaper’s investigative reporters,...

    Panama Rejects Money-Launder Label Following Documents Leak
    Apr05

    Panama Rejects Money-Launder Label Following Documents Leak

    PANAMA CITY—Panamanians have long shrugged off their country’s checkered reputation as a financial haven for drug lords, tax dodgers and corrupt oligarchs. If they’re crooks, they’ve learned from the world’s wealthy nations, they like to joke. That same defensiveness has re-emerged amid the fallout from the leak of 11.5...

    This is much worse than the Panama Papers: How America became a world leader in tax avoidance
    Apr05

    This is much worse than the Panama Papers: How America became a world leader in tax avoidance

    Often when I’m sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic on one of L.A.’s many freeways, my mind drifts to wondering if there’s some special autobahn above the horizon line reserved only for elite celebrities, so they don’t have to bother with the day-to-day inconveniences of the masses. That feeling returned when I read about...

    Panama Papers taunt the masses with more proof that game is rigged
    Apr05

    Panama Papers taunt the masses with more proof that game is rigged

    The shills for the people who really run the world have been pulling all-nighters, crafting avowals in the casually arrogant language of the ultra-entitled. Statements are coming from different countries in different tongues, but the message is similar: Come on, folks, move along, back to work, let’s go, show’s over. Dmitry Peskov, a...

    A conversation with Panama’s suddenly notorious lawyers
    Apr05

    A conversation with Panama’s suddenly notorious lawyers

    Days before the shock of the #PanamaPapers, Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca discussed their eponymous firm with Blake Schmidt. ||| Sao Paulo – For decades now, Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca have been the go-to guys in Panama for international investors looking to put their money in far-flung places. But even before the world learned...

    Ukraine pilot’s 22-year jail term formally begins (AFP)
    Apr05

    Ukraine pilot’s 22-year jail term formally begins (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Nadiya Savchenko’s 22-year sentence formally begins Tuesday with the Ukrainian pilot to be sent to prison camp in the next 10 days unless Kiev secures a swap deal with Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    Dutch ‘Nexit’ vote just another force threatening to pull the EU apart: Don Murray
    Apr05

    Dutch ‘Nexit’ vote just another force threatening to pull the EU apart: Don Murray

    At first glance, a referendum in the Netherlands this week has nothing to do with the future of the EU. It’s on whether to ratify a European treaty on closer ties with Ukraine. But that’s just a pretext, Don Murray writes. …read more Source:...

    Latvia and Ukraine blacklist actor in ‘The Bridge’ remake
    Apr05

    Latvia and Ukraine blacklist actor in ‘The Bridge’ remake

    Latvia and Ukraine have blacklisted Russian actor Mikhail Porechenkov, who will play one of the lead roles in a version of the crime drama television series ‘The Bridge’ set on the Narva River bridge between Estonia and Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine's fiscal service will look into President's offshore assets
    Apr05

    Ukraine's fiscal service will look into President's offshore assets

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s fiscal service will examine the documents relating to President Petro Poroshenko’s offshore assets that were published over the weekend after a massive data leak, the head of the service, Roman Nasirov, said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...