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    A Misleading Argument About Georgia and NATO
    Apr04

    A Misleading Argument About Georgia and NATO

    Jackson Diehl tries to blame Trump for waning Georgian interest in NATO membership: The rhetoric from Trump has given a boost to pro-Russian parties in Georgia’s campaign. Their argument, said [President] Margvelashvili, has been consistent: “You might want NATO. You might want Europe. But it is not going to happen.” Until now, it...

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko denies breaking law by having secret accounts
    Apr04

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko denies breaking law by having secret accounts

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday denied any wrongdoing after documents leaked from a Panama law firm showed him holding three offshore accounts that could be used as tax havens. A year-long worldwide media investigation into a trove of 11.5 million documents found that the former Soviet state’s pro-Western leader had...

    Panama Papers In Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan: Do As I Say, Not As I Do
    Apr04

    Panama Papers In Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

    A massive data leak suggests the presidents of Russia, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan are engaged in shadowy operations to hide wealth abroad, even as they openly condemn the removal of wealth from their countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The 5 biggest revelations from the #PanamaPapers
    Apr04

    The 5 biggest revelations from the #PanamaPapers

    : …More about Business, Politics, Russia, Media, and Us World …read more Source:...

    Ottawa to study gap in uncollected taxes in light of Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Ottawa to study gap in uncollected taxes in light of Panama Papers

    OTTAWA — A senator who has crusaded against tax evasion has released recent correspondence from the revenue minister revealing the government’s plan to determine how much money Canada loses to tax dodgers. National Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier says in a Jan. 20 letter to Sen. Percy Downe that her department will try to estimate the...

    Tax leak exposes world leaders
    Apr04

    Tax leak exposes world leaders

    ‘Panama Papers’ reveal tax havens of rich and powerful; Russia says allegations are anti-Putin campaign; UK’s Cameron says family finances a ‘private matter’ Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful yesterday after a leak of four decades of documents from a...

    World figures deny wrongdoing as ‘Panama Papers’ turn spotlight on tax avoidance
    Apr04

    World figures deny wrongdoing as ‘Panama Papers’ turn spotlight on tax avoidance

    Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialized in setting up offshore companies. The “Panama papers” revealed financial arrangements of global politicians and public figures including friends of...

    World leaders claim innocence after #PanamaPapers revelations
    Apr04

    World leaders claim innocence after #PanamaPapers revelations

    World leaders and governments across the world on Monday went into damage control mode to deny possible financial wrongdoing after a cache of leaked documents showed them dodging taxes taxes or laundering money. Dubbed the Panama Papers, the more than 11 million leaked documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca include the names of...

    Panama Papers reads like Who’s Who of world power
    Apr04

    Panama Papers reads like Who’s Who of world power

    Associates of Putin, Assad and Poroshenko are among those implicated in offshore dealings. …read more Source: USA...

    Still Cleaning Up: 30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster
    Apr04

    Still Cleaning Up: 30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster

    Sean Gallup / GettyThis month marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. On April 26, 1986, technicians conducting a test inadvertently caused reactor number four to explode. Several hundred staff and firefighters then tackled a blaze that burned for 10 days and sent a plume of radiation around the world in the worst-ever civil...