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    Ukrainian Hackers Publish Info on Thousands of Journalists
    May12

    Ukrainian Hackers Publish Info on Thousands of Journalists

    A group of Ukrainian hackers has published the names and contact information of thousands of journalists who have reported from rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine, raising concerns about the safety of the journalists, including many from international media organizations.The… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine slams Russian raids, arrests of Crimean Tatars
    May12

    Ukraine slams Russian raids, arrests of Crimean Tatars

    FM spokesperson: ‘Outraged by new raids, searches, unlawful arrests of Crimean Tatars in occupied Crimea’ …read more Source: Anadolu...

    How NATO should respond to Russian aggression in the Baltics
    May12

    How NATO should respond to Russian aggression in the Baltics

    REUTERS/Grigory DukorRussia has a population smaller than Nigeria, and a GDP smaller than Italy, but an outsized military presence that looms over NATO’s Baltic members, and the alliance at large. Ongoing military campaigns in Syria, Ukraine and Crimea, as well as past infractions in Moldova and Georgia underscore just how willing Russia is...

    Russian Eurovision Contestant’s Surprising View On Crimea 
    May12

    Russian Eurovision Contestant’s Surprising View On Crimea 

    Scandal is brewing around Russia’s entry to the Eurovision Song Contest after an old interview emerged in which the singer admits he is not a fan of Russia’s takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World Leaders Gather In London For Anti-Corruption Summit — But There’s An ‘Elephant In The Room’
    May12

    World Leaders Gather In London For Anti-Corruption Summit — But There’s An ‘Elephant In The Room’

    “Welcome to our tax haven,” a suited man wearing a bowler hat and proffering a wad of fake 100 pound bills said cheerily to a tourist in central London. “I’m not from here,” the German woman responded with confusion. “I don’t know anything about your tax haven.”The stunt the man was taking part in...

    Changing the System: An Outsider Takes on Political Corruption in Ukraine
    May12

    Changing the System: An Outsider Takes on Political Corruption in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s most popular politician lives far away from the country’s capital. The mayor of Lviv is admired for his pragmatic approach to politics and for his refusal to do the president’s bidding. Many believe he could soon bring his leadership style to Kiev. …read more Source: Der...

    Ending Tax Haven Abuse
    May12

    Ending Tax Haven Abuse

    Stung by the Panama Papers revelations of worldwide tax evasion by the rich and powerful, President Obama has seized the moment to propose a solution guaranteed to gather headlines—and then fail. But if he wanted to, he could, through the Treasury Department, end the system of offshore tax havens with a stroke of the pen.First, let’s look...

    Poroshenko appoints new prosecutor general
    May12

    Poroshenko appoints new prosecutor general

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appointed his ally Yury Lutsenko as prosecutor general. …read more Source:...

    World’s biggest airplane makes rare flight across 3 continents
    May12

    World’s biggest airplane makes rare flight across 3 continents

    The world’s largest plane is journeying to Australia for the first time ever. The An-225 Mriya aircraft, built by the Ukrainian aeronautics company Antonov Airlines, landed at Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague on Tuesday, where it was loaded and prepared for the rare journey. SEE ALSO: The world’s most expensive flight costs $38,000 —...

    [Ticker] Italian MPs go to Russia-occupied Crimea
    May12

    [Ticker] Italian MPs go to Russia-occupied Crimea

    Five Italian politicians – Pepe Bartolomeo, Paola De Pin, Simeoni Ivana, Nicholas Ciraci and Gabriele Sani – who mostly come from anti-EU parties, such as the Five Star Movement, are to visit Russia-occupied Crimea in Ukraine this weekend. They will go with a TV crew to meet EU-blacklisted local bosses. …read more Source:...