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    Putin blames US for Panama Papers ‘provocation’
    Apr14

    Putin blames US for Panama Papers ‘provocation’

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin has dismissed media reports that billions of dollars in Panama offshore accounts might be linked to him as a US-backed “provocation”. ||| Moscow – Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed media reports that billions of dollars in Panama offshore accounts might be linked to him as a US-backed “provocation”, as he...

    Vladimir Putin: Ukraine Crisis Was Artificial
    Apr14

    Vladimir Putin: Ukraine Crisis Was Artificial

    14 de abril de 2016, 15:14Moscow, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin has commented on the Ukrainian crisis during his annual Direct Line program. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko appealed to the UN Secretary-General on Russia’s 22 year sentence against Ukrainian national Nadiya Savchenko
    Apr14

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko appealed to the UN Secretary-General on Russia’s 22 year sentence against Ukrainian national Nadiya Savchenko

    On March 23, it was reported at UN Headquarters in New York that UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon had spoken to the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, on the case of Ukrainian national, Ms. Nadiya Savchenko. Ms. Savchenko was convicted for 22 years, and was scheduled to go to prison on March 22 by the The post Ukrainian President Poroshenko...

    The Panama Papers: When Will We Finally Do Something About Corruption and Theft?
    Apr14

    The Panama Papers: When Will We Finally Do Something About Corruption and Theft?

    The Panama Papers scandal triggered tsunami waves of shock throughout the world’s media, as if this were an unprecedented event. It is not. The concealment of fortunes, often acquired through illicit means by corrupt politicians, world leaders and powerful individuals, has long been commonplace. But perhaps the light shined by the Panama...

    From Panama Papers To Porridge: 7 Things We Learned From Putin’s Marathon Phone-In
    Apr14

    From Panama Papers To Porridge: 7 Things We Learned From Putin’s Marathon Phone-In

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir appeared more subdued than usual during his annual televised phone-in Thursday but the leader still managed to cover a diverse array of topics. As well as the situation in Syria and Ukraine, Putin described his porridge habits, whether he’d rush to save a drowning man if that man was the Turkish president...

    Putin Praises Obama's "Strength"
    Apr14

    Putin Praises Obama's "Strength"

    This is A+ trolling. Count on a KGB guy to take Obama’s “weakness is strength” meme and turn it around on him. “That’s very good that my colleague possesses the courage to make such statements.” “Barack, as a senator, criticized the administration for its actions in Iraq. But, as president, he allowed a...

    News24.com | Ukraine turns to young pro-EU premier
    Apr14

    News24.com | Ukraine turns to young pro-EU premier

    Ukraine’s parliament has appointed pro-Western speaker Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister in a bid to end months of political gridlock. …read more Source:...

    World’s cartoonists on this week’s events
    Apr14

    World’s cartoonists on this week’s events

    First published in The International New York Times, April 13, 2016 | By Chappatte. Exclusively drawn for POLITICO.eu | By Rytis Daukantas First published in La Vanguardia, Spain, April 9, 2016 | By Kap First published on Caglecartoons.com, The Netherlands, April 14, 2016 | By Tom Janssen. First published on Caglecartoons.com, The Netherlands,...

    Volodymyr Groysman heads fragile Ukraine government
    Apr14

    Volodymyr Groysman heads fragile Ukraine government

    KIEV — Ukraine got a new government Thursday, but the debilitating political crisis is likely only taking a short breather before the next round of confusion. Ukraine’s parliament easily approved Volodymyr Groysman, a close ally of President Petro Poroshenko, as prime minister — but the crucial votes needed to win a parliamentary majority...

    More shots of the Russian Su-24s buzzing a US warship in the Baltic Sea
    Apr14

    More shots of the Russian Su-24s buzzing a US warship in the Baltic Sea

    US Navy The US Navy has released more photographs, taken from aboard USS Donal Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer that was buzzed by Russian Su-24M attack aircraft on Apr. 12. Although quite provocative, the low passes that the Russian Sukhois performed near the ship (within 1,000 feet once coming as close as 30 feet to the...