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    Cypriot Court Orders Freeze of $820 Million In Assets Held By Ukrainian Billionaire
    Jan05

    Cypriot Court Orders Freeze of $820 Million In Assets Held By Ukrainian Billionaire

    A court in Cyprus has issued an order to freeze $820 million in assets held by Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, as part of a legal battle with a rival over the ownership of fixed-line telecoms group Ukrtelecom, The Financial Times reported. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The New Greek Oligarchy
    Jan05

    The New Greek Oligarchy

    Ivan Ignatyevich Savvidis has played many unusual roles in his life—one of the great tobacco tycoons of Eurasia, a member of Russia’s Duma, a confidante of Vladimir Putin —but it is his latest one that is now sounding off alarm bells throughout Europe. Savvidis is the parvenu of Greece’s oligarchic scene. Since the onset of the...

    Georgian Court Sentences Saakashvili In Absentia
    Jan05

    Georgian Court Sentences Saakashvili In Absentia

    The Tbilisi city court has found former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili guilty of abuse of power in connection with a 2006 murder case and sentenced him in absentia to three years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany Calls For Setting Up UN Peacekeeping Mission In Ukraine Before Russian Election
    Jan05

    Germany Calls For Setting Up UN Peacekeeping Mission In Ukraine Before Russian Election

    Germany’s foreign minister is calling for the establishment of an armed UN peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine before Russia’s March presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    McMaster Says U.S. Must Reveal ‘Insidious’ Russian Meddling To Prevent Further Attacks
    Jan05

    McMaster Says U.S. Must Reveal ‘Insidious’ Russian Meddling To Prevent Further Attacks

    Top White House adviser H.R. McMaster says one of the most important tasks in defending U.S. national security is to reveal Russia’s “insidious” interference in elections worldwide to prevent Moscow from meddling again in the democratic process. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Aide Sues U.S. Counsel Probing Alleged Russian Election Meddling
    Jan05

    Trump Aide Sues U.S. Counsel Probing Alleged Russian Election Meddling

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman has sued Special Counsel Robert Mueller, alleging that the prosecutor overreached by pursuing charges that are unrelated to his mission to investigate alleged Russian interference in the presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    McMaster Says U.S. Must Reveal ‘Insidious’ Russian Meddling To Prevent Further Attacks
    Jan05

    McMaster Says U.S. Must Reveal ‘Insidious’ Russian Meddling To Prevent Further Attacks

    Top White House adviser H.R. McMaster says one of the most important tasks in defending U.S. national security is to reveal Russia’s “insidious” interference in elections worldwide to prevent Moscow from meddling again in the democratic process. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Activist Lawyer Nozdrovska Died Of Stab Wounds
    Jan05

    Ukrainian Activist Lawyer Nozdrovska Died Of Stab Wounds

    The National Police office of the Kyiv region says activist attorney Iryna Nozdrovska died of multiple stab wounds in what was described as a “violent death.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rampant political corruption harms Ukraine’s people
    Jan05

    Rampant political corruption harms Ukraine’s people

    One of the most problematic symptoms of Ukrainian corruption is the influence those with money and power have over the criminal justice system. After writing a series of articles on the subject and its implications for continued aid from the West, I’d like to highlight a chilling event that happened … …read more Source: The...

    Rampant political corruption harms Ukraine’s people
    Jan05

    Rampant political corruption harms Ukraine’s people

    One of the most problematic symptoms of Ukrainian corruption is the influence those with money and power have over the criminal justice system. After writing a series of articles on the subject and its implications for continued aid from the West, I’d like to highlight a chilling event that happened … …read more Source: The...