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    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts
    Apr06

    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts

    The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm. …read more Source: CTV...

    In Chernobyl nuclear zone, animals thrive without humans
    Apr06

    In Chernobyl nuclear zone, animals thrive without humans

    What happens to the environment when humans disappear? Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, booming populations of wolf, elk and other wildlife in the vast contaminated zone in Belarus and Ukraine provide a clue. …read more Source: Channel...

    In Chernobyl nuclear zone, animals thrive without humans
    Apr06

    In Chernobyl nuclear zone, animals thrive without humans

    CHERNOBYL EXCLUSION ZONE, Belarus (Reuters) – What happens to the environment when humans disappear? Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, booming populations of wolf, elk and other wildlife in the vast contaminated zone in Belarus and Ukraine provide a clue. …read more Source: The...

    Panama law firm says data hack was external
    Apr06

    Panama law firm says data hack was external

    A marquee of the Arango Orillac Building lists the Mossack Fonseca law firm, in Panama City, Monday, April 4, 2016. Panama’s president says his government will cooperate ‘vigorously’ with any judicial investigation arising from the leak of a vast trove of information on the offshore financial dealings of the world’s rich and...

    Panama Papers: Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts
    Apr06

    Panama Papers: Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts

    BERLIN (AP) — The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm. The revelations have raised suspicion that such offshore entities were set up to avoid taxes, but Petro Poroshenko denied … …read more...

    Dutch referendum extends beyond EU-Ukraine ties
    Apr06

    Dutch referendum extends beyond EU-Ukraine ties

    Officially, Dutch voters are casting ballots on European Union trade ties with Ukraine. But, unofficially, the poll is widely seen as a gauge of anti-EU sentiment ahead of a UK vote on whether to leave the EU. …read more Source:...

    Iceland’s leader resigns, first casualty of Panama Papers
    Apr06

    Iceland’s leader resigns, first casualty of Panama Papers

    Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigned on Tuesday, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm which have shone a spotlight on the offshore wealth of politicians and public figures worldwide. The Panama Papers showed the premier’s wife owned an offshore company with big claims on...

    Dutch referendum extends beyond EU-Ukraine ties
    Apr06

    Dutch referendum extends beyond EU-Ukraine ties

    Officially, Dutch voters are casting ballots on European Union trade ties with Ukraine. But, unofficially, the poll is widely seen as a gauge of anti-EU sentiment ahead of a UK vote on whether to leave the EU. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko starts refusing all food and liquids
    Apr06

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko starts refusing all food and liquids

    MOSCOW, Russia – Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, convicted over the killing of two Russian journalists, began a hunger strike without water on Wednesday, April 6, to demand her return to Ukraine, her lawyer said. Lawyer Mark Feigin wrote on Twitter that … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Tax Controversy: Petro Poroshenko Promises Reforms Amid Panama Papers Fallout
    Apr06

    Ukraine Tax Controversy: Petro Poroshenko Promises Reforms Amid Panama Papers Fallout

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko promised to reform his country’s tax system Wednesday to make tax evasion impossible. Poroshenko was one of several dozen high profile names implicated in the so-called Panama Papers leaks that revealed the offshore accounts of political figures, prominent businessmen and some celebrities. …read more...