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    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:...

    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...

    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:...

    6 things you need to know about the bombshell Panama Papers leak
    Apr05

    6 things you need to know about the bombshell Panama Papers leak

    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and more than 100 other media partners dropped the explosive “Panama Papers” leak on Sunday. The trove is described by ICIJ, a global network of investigative journalists, as “11.5 million leaked files to expose the offshore holdings of...

    Belarus, Ukraine consider granting visa-free entry to international passport holders only
    Apr05

    Belarus, Ukraine consider granting visa-free entry to international passport holders only

    Belarus and Ukraine are discussing possible adjustments to the visa-free travel agreement. For Belarusian citizens there will be no changes since Belarusian national passports are valid for travel abroad. …read more Source:...

    Statement of the NKR Government
    Apr05

    Statement of the NKR Government

    In this hard situation for Artsakh, thousands of fellow Armenians apply to the Government of Artsakh Republic, expressing their readiness for support and assistance. In connection with this, the Government of Artsakh Republic formed an operative headquarters headed by the NKR Prime Minister for confronting rear and engineer activities with the...

    ‘Panama Papers’ revelations trigger global probes
    Apr05

    ‘Panama Papers’ revelations trigger global probes

    PARIS: Several countries have launched tax evasion probes after a massive leak of confidential documents lifted the lid on the murky offshore financial dealings of a slew of politicians and celebrities. The scandal erupted on Sunday when media groups began revealing the results of a year-long investigation into a trove of 11.5 million documents...

    Behind the Panama Papers: How the Massive Document Leak Came to Be
    Apr05

    Behind the Panama Papers: How the Massive Document Leak Came to Be

    A quiet spring weekend was suddenly shattered on Sunday when news of the “Panama Papers” investigation broke. The massive international project involved approximately 400 journalists across 75 countries, plowing through roughly 11.5 million documents from a secretive Panamanian law firm specializing in creating offshore holding companies. The...