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    Voegele upsets Tsurenko in 1st round of Katowice Open
    Apr04

    Voegele upsets Tsurenko in 1st round of Katowice Open

    KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Unseeded Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland upset sixth-seeded Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 6-4, 6-0 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Katowice Open. …read more Source: CNS...

    US Justice Dept and Foreign Officials Respond to Panama Papers
    Apr04

    US Justice Dept and Foreign Officials Respond to Panama Papers

    The massive data leak from the law firm Mossack Fonseca on April 3 revealed how the rich and powerful hide their money offshore. No big names have popped up yet when it comes to the U.S., but the breached data reported 3,072 companies, 441 clients, 221 beneficiaries, and 3467 shareholders related to the U.S. U.S. Justice Department Peter Carr...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Still Cleaning Up: 30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster
    Apr04

    Still Cleaning Up: 30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster

    Sean Gallup / GettyThis month marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. On April 26, 1986, technicians conducting a test inadvertently caused reactor number four to explode. Several hundred staff and firefighters then tackled a blaze that burned for 10 days and sent a plume of radiation around the world in the worst-ever civil...

    The Political Fallout From the Panama Papers
    Apr04

    The Political Fallout From the Panama Papers

    Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson Brynjar Gunnarsson / APUpdated on April 4 at 2:09 p.m. ET Disclosures from the Panama Papers are rocking the global political elite, with calls for the resignation of Iceland’s prime minister and protestations of innocence from the children of Pakistan’s leaders. The documents were...