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    Exclusive – Ally of Ukrainian president accused of meddling in prosecution
    Feb25

    Exclusive – Ally of Ukrainian president accused of meddling in prosecution

    KIEV (Reuters) – An ally of Ukraine’s president has been accused by a former Ukrainian prosecutor of interfering in law enforcement. …read more Source: The...

    Moscow Has The Third Largest Number of Billionaires Globally
    Feb25

    Moscow Has The Third Largest Number of Billionaires Globally

    Despite Russia’s ongoing financial crisis, Moscow is third in the world by the number of billionaire residents, independent thinktank the Hurun Institute reports. The Hurun institute, which annually ranks China and other countries’ most wealthy entrepreneurs, reports that in 2015 only Beijing and New York have more billionaires than...

    Ukrainian overstayer caught impersonating U.S. high school student
    Feb25

    Ukrainian overstayer caught impersonating U.S. high school student

    Police say a Pennsylvania student was actually a 23-year-old Ukrainian national using a false identity after his visa expired. Artur Samarin was arrested and charged Tuesday by the Harrisburg police. Police say he pretended to be Harrisburg High School student Asher Potts, who was in the National Honor Society. Samarin was actively involved at...

    There Appears to Be a Truce After Years of Hostilities Between the World’s Great Oil Producers
    Feb25

    There Appears to Be a Truce After Years of Hostilities Between the World’s Great Oil Producers

    Will OPEC be able to enforce this deal? In Doha, Qatar’s capital, the energy ministers of Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela huddled behind closed doors at the St. Regis Hotel. These four countries account for about a third of the world oil output. The combined oil output from Russia and Saudi Arabia delivers about 13 percent of the...

    The disappearance of MH370 AND the shooting of MH17 were masterminded by Vladimir Putin, aviation expert claims
    Feb25

    The disappearance of MH370 AND the shooting of MH17 were masterminded by Vladimir Putin, aviation expert claims

    US science and technology expert Jeff Wise said a new report into the MH17 disaster in Ukraine could provide clues linking Russia to the earlier disappearance of flight MH370. …read more Source: Daily...

    Russia says there is no ‘plan B’ for Syria — but its airstrikes tell a different story
    Feb25

    Russia says there is no ‘plan B’ for Syria — but its airstrikes tell a different story

    Thomson ReutersRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters on Thursday that there is no “plan B” on Syria’s ceasefire agreement and will not be one, according to Reuters. His comments echoed those of Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, who said at a conference in Moscow that Russian officials are “perplexed...

    Exclusive: Ally of Ukrainian president accused of meddling in prosecution
    Feb25

    Exclusive: Ally of Ukrainian president accused of meddling in prosecution

    KIEV (Reuters) – An ally of Ukraine’s president has been accused by a former Ukrainian prosecutor of interfering in law enforcement. …read more Source:...

    How Russia’s oil giant could beat sanctions
    Feb25

    How Russia’s oil giant could beat sanctions

    Russia’s Rosneft is awaiting a European court ruling on what it claims are illegal sanctions linked to Moscow’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Police: US student was 23-year-old Ukrainian with fake ID
    Feb25

    Police: US student was 23-year-old Ukrainian with fake ID

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) ” Police say a Pennsylvania student was actually a 23-year-old Ukrainian national using a false identity after his visa expired.Artur Samarin was arrested and charged Tuesday by the Harrisburg police.Police… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    The rise of billionaire Len Blavatnik, one of Wall Street’s greatest dealmakers
    Feb25

    The rise of billionaire Len Blavatnik, one of Wall Street’s greatest dealmakers

    Michael Buckner/GettyLast month, Business Insider published a list of the richest people on earth. Ukraine-born American investor Leonard Blavatnik came in at No. 42 with a net worth of $16.7 billion. The self-made billionaire’s wealth has ballooned in recent years thanks to his privately held industrial group, Access Industries, which has...