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    Ukrainian MPs call for investigation into Poroshenko after Panama leaks
    Apr04

    Ukrainian MPs call for investigation into Poroshenko after Panama leaks

    By Pavel Polityuk and Alessandra Prentice KIEV, April 4 (Reuters) – Ukrainian lawmakers said on Monday parliament should investigate allegations that President Petro Poroshenko used an offshore firm to avoid tax, following a global leak of documents from a Panama-based law firm over the weekend. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Leaked documents show no evidence of crime by Ukraine's Poroshenko – prosecutor official
    Apr04

    Leaked documents show no evidence of crime by Ukraine's Poroshenko – prosecutor official

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian general prosecutor’s office has seen no evidence that President Petro Poroshenko committed a crime based on leaked documents regarding alleged offshore assets, a senior official for the office said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Trove of data on offshore accounts prompts probe, questions
    Apr04

    Trove of data on offshore accounts prompts probe, questions

    A security guard sit outside the Mossack Fonseca law firm in Panama City. (Arnulfo Franco, AP) BERLIN — The release of a vast trove of documents and other data on offshore financial dealings of wealthy, famous and powerful people around the world is raising questions over the widespread use of such tactics to avoid taxes and skirt financial...

    The Panama Papers: Global Investigations Begin Following Damning Tax Haven Revelations
    Apr04

    The Panama Papers: Global Investigations Begin Following Damning Tax Haven Revelations

    Global investigations have begun into the tax arrangements of rich and powerful people around the world, following a massive data leak from a Panama-based law firm which revealed a vast network of offshore companies set up for clients including world leaders.The Australian Tax Office (ATO) said on Monday it was investigating more than 800 wealthy...

    Kalashnikov, Russia’s AK-47 Manufacturer, Eyes Domestic Civilian Market To Increase Sales Amid Western Sanctions
    Apr04

    Kalashnikov, Russia’s AK-47 Manufacturer, Eyes Domestic Civilian Market To Increase Sales Amid Western Sanctions

    Kalashnikov Concern, the manufacturer of the famed Russian AK-47 assault rifle, is planning to increase the share of its civilian products to counter declining sales amid international sanctions on Russia over Crimean annexation in March 2014, according to reports Monday. Vladimir Dmitriev, the company’s marketing director, said that the...

    Hundreds of Israeli companies and shareholders listed in Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Hundreds of Israeli companies and shareholders listed in Panama Papers

    (JTA) — Hundreds of Israeli companies and some 850 Israeli shareholders are listed as having offshore accounts in a dump of leaked documents known as the “Panama Papers.” The 11.5 million documents was published on Sunday, following a year-long investigation of their contents led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and...

    Bulgarian convent in Istanbul becomes museum
    Apr04

    Bulgarian convent in Istanbul becomes museum

    One of the landmark buildings of the Bulgarian National Revival – the convent in Istanbul, will be turned into a museum. It is located on the Golden Horn, opposite to the famous Bulgarian St. Stephen Church – the only iron church in the Orthodox world. The church and convent were built in the mid 19th century, when there was a large...

    Ukraine’s leader set up secret offshore firm as battle raged with Russia
    Apr04

    Ukraine’s leader set up secret offshore firm as battle raged with Russia

    Petro Poroshenko registered company when his troops were being wiped out in eastern Ukraine, Panama Papers show• Global reaction to Panama Papers leakUkraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, set up a secret offshore company in the British Virgin Islands at a time when his troops were being wiped out in a bloody battle with Russian troops and...

    At least two arrest in Wilders anti-Ukraine rally, counter-protest
    Apr04

    At least two arrest in Wilders anti-Ukraine rally, counter-protest

    Two people were arrested and three people were fined during Geert Wilders’ anti-Ukraine association agreement rally in Dordrecht on Saturday The post At least two arrest in Wilders anti-Ukraine rally, counter-protest appeared first on NL Times. …read more Source: NL...

    Ukraine’s desperate attempt to defuse landmines – as more are planted
    Apr04

    Ukraine’s desperate attempt to defuse landmines – as more are planted

    The death toll of 600, including many children, from mines and unexploded ordnance is likely to rise as former refugees try to reclaim homes and jobsUkraine has launched an unprecedented operation in its war-torn east to defuse a landmine crisis, the scale of which is only now becoming apparent as former refugees try to reclaim their homes and...