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    Panama Papers: Ukraine’s President Defiant Despite Impeachment Push
    Apr04

    Panama Papers: Ukraine’s President Defiant Despite Impeachment Push

    While much of the focus on the Panama Papers leak has been on Russia and Vladimir Putin, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko is also under serious pressure. Supposedly anti-corruption, Poroshenko is facing impeachment calls in parliament, after the documents showed that the leader registered an offshore company on the day of a bloody defeat for...

    Panama Papers: Lionel Messi, Jackie Chan and David Cameron’s Father Among Those Named
    Apr04

    Panama Papers: Lionel Messi, Jackie Chan and David Cameron’s Father Among Those Named

    Football stars, internationally reknowned actors and the friends and family of current and former world leaders are among those named in the Panama Papers scandal. On Sunday, more than 100 news outlets around the world published stories on the Panama Papers, the more than 11 million files that were leaked from Panama-based law firm Mossack...

    Ukrainian president under fire over Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Ukrainian president under fire over Panama Papers

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko found himself in a political storm Monday after leaked documents from a Panamanian firm pointed to his offshore assets, with some adversaries calling for his removal from office. …read more Source: CTV...

    Here’s what we know so far about the leaked Panama papers
    Apr04

    Here’s what we know so far about the leaked Panama papers

    More than 11 million documents from a Panamanian law firm were released over the weekend in a massive data dump that purported to show the company helped clients launder money and evade taxes. A source (unnamed in the media reports) gave the financial and legal documents to German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, which shared them with the...

    Ukrainian president under fire over Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Ukrainian president under fire over Panama Papers

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko found himself in a political storm Monday after leaked documents from a Panamanian firm pointed to his offshore assets, with some adversaries calling for his removal from office. …read more Source: FOX...

    The US is moving forward with over $300 million in security assistance to Ukraine
    Apr04

    The US is moving forward with over $300 million in security assistance to Ukraine

    The news was tempered by the Dutch prime minister’s calls for his countrymen to vote against Ukraine’s EU associate membership. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia is running a “shadow government” in rebel-held territories of eastern Ukraine
    Apr04

    Russia is running a “shadow government” in rebel-held territories of eastern Ukraine

    The report said that basic administrative functions of the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk are being run by six working groups at five Russian ministries. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    California Air National Guard will train with Ukraine’s air force from April to June
    Apr04

    California Air National Guard will train with Ukraine’s air force from April to June

    The scheduled deployments will send a dozen or so airmen to mentor their counterparts in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Are thousands of French millionaires really moving to Israel? There are reasons to be skeptical.
    Apr04

    Are thousands of French millionaires really moving to Israel? There are reasons to be skeptical.

    People gather to show solidarity with the victims of the Paris attacks in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square, Nov. 14, 2015. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images) (JTA) — France’s Jewish millionaires are flocking to Israel by the thousands, according to new data on offer by a consultancy that tracks the world’s wealthy. The report on international...

    Hundreds of Israeli firms, individuals among elites listed in Panama Papers leak
    Apr04

    Hundreds of Israeli firms, individuals among elites listed in Panama Papers leak

    (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 were published Sunday following a yearlong investigation of their contents led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and the...