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    Poroshenko defends offshore assets amid ‘Panama Papers’ leak
    Apr04

    Poroshenko defends offshore assets amid ‘Panama Papers’ leak

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday (April 4) he’d done nothing wrong, after “lawmakers called for an… …read more Source:...

    The Sanctions on Russia: How Hard Do They Bite?
    Apr04

    The Sanctions on Russia: How Hard Do They Bite?

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    5 ways the Panama Papers swept up EU figures
    Apr04

    5 ways the Panama Papers swept up EU figures

    European politicians and their families did not escape scrutiny in the huge leak of confidential documents revealing how tax havens are used to hide wealth. More than 11 million records from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca provide a look at the secretive world of offshore finance, and some prominent politicians have been caught up in the...

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

    Panama Papers read like Who’s Who of world power

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

    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...

    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...