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    Panama Papers: What is The Scandal and How Is Putin Linked?
    Apr04

    Panama Papers: What is The Scandal and How Is Putin Linked?

    The so-called Panama Papers, leaked over the weekend, detail alleged money laundering schemes, with a $2 billion scandal leading to the heart of the Kremlin. Here is what we know about the leak and how it has been received in Russia. What is the leak? The leak was of 11.5 million papers and documents—held by Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based law...

    Ukrainian MPs call for investigation into Poroshenko after Panama leaks
    Apr04

    Ukrainian MPs call for investigation into Poroshenko after Panama leaks

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian lawmakers said on Monday parliament should investigate allegations that President Petro Poroshenko used an offshore firm to avoid tax, following a global leak of documents from a Panama-based law firm over the weekend. …read more Source: The...

    Three Poles appear in Panama Papers leak
    Apr04

    Three Poles appear in Panama Papers leak

    Names of former President of Warsaw Paweł Piskorski, media mogul Mariusz Walter and entrepreneur Marek Profus appeared in a huge leak of confidential documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, and German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, along with 107 media organizations revealed...

    The Latest: Ukraine president under fire in offshore scandal
    Apr04

    The Latest: Ukraine president under fire in offshore scandal

    The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and famous (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Latest: Ukraine president under fire in offshore scandal
    Apr04

    The Latest: Ukraine president under fire in offshore scandal

    BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian MPs call for investigation into Poroshenko after Panama leaks
    Apr04

    Ukrainian MPs call for investigation into Poroshenko after Panama leaks

    By Pavel Polityuk and Alessandra Prentice KIEV, April 4 (Reuters) – Ukrainian lawmakers said on Monday parliament should investigate allegations that President Petro Poroshenko used an offshore firm to avoid tax, following a global leak of documents from a Panama-based law firm over the weekend. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Trove of data on offshore accounts prompts probe, questions
    Apr04

    Trove of data on offshore accounts prompts probe, questions

    A security guard sit outside the Mossack Fonseca law firm in Panama City. (Arnulfo Franco, AP) BERLIN — The release of a vast trove of documents and other data on offshore financial dealings of wealthy, famous and powerful people around the world is raising questions over the widespread use of such tactics to avoid taxes and skirt financial...

    Leaked documents show no evidence of crime by Ukraine's Poroshenko – prosecutor official
    Apr04

    Leaked documents show no evidence of crime by Ukraine's Poroshenko – prosecutor official

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian general prosecutor’s office has seen no evidence that President Petro Poroshenko committed a crime based on leaked documents regarding alleged offshore assets, a senior official for the office said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    The Panama Papers: Global Investigations Begin Following Damning Tax Haven Revelations
    Apr04

    The Panama Papers: Global Investigations Begin Following Damning Tax Haven Revelations

    Global investigations have begun into the tax arrangements of rich and powerful people around the world, following a massive data leak from a Panama-based law firm which revealed a vast network of offshore companies set up for clients including world leaders.The Australian Tax Office (ATO) said on Monday it was investigating more than 800 wealthy...

    Kalashnikov, Russia’s AK-47 Manufacturer, Eyes Domestic Civilian Market To Increase Sales Amid Western Sanctions
    Apr04

    Kalashnikov, Russia’s AK-47 Manufacturer, Eyes Domestic Civilian Market To Increase Sales Amid Western Sanctions

    Kalashnikov Concern, the manufacturer of the famed Russian AK-47 assault rifle, is planning to increase the share of its civilian products to counter declining sales amid international sanctions on Russia over Crimean annexation in March 2014, according to reports Monday. Vladimir Dmitriev, the company’s marketing director, said that the...