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    Hackers In Ukraine Deface Separatist Websites To Mark Victory Day
    May09

    Hackers In Ukraine Deface Separatist Websites To Mark Victory Day

    Pro-Ukrainian hackers prepared a Victory Day surprise for Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine on May 9, when the hacker groups Falcons Flame and Trinity took over nine of the militants’ websites. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donetsk Parade May Violate Ukraine Peace Deal
    May09

    Donetsk Parade May Violate Ukraine Peace Deal

    A Victory Day parade in Donetsk by Russia-backed separatists featuring tanks, artillery, and rocket systems may violate the Minsk peace agreement, according to the OSCE. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Showcases Syria Hardware in Red Square Military Parade
    May09

    Russia Showcases Syria Hardware in Red Square Military Parade

    Russia rolled out an air defense missile system of the kind used to protect its base in Syria and some of the Russian jets flying missions there screamed overhead as it showcased its military war machine on Moscow’s Red Square on Monday. The grand parade, an annual fixture commemorating the Soviet Union’s victory over the Nazis in...

    Panama Papers: World’s rich use tax-free New Zealand shelf companies to hide funds
    May09

    Panama Papers: World’s rich use tax-free New Zealand shelf companies to hide funds

    Parker Song/Pool/ReutersWELLINGTON (Reuters) – Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand shelf companies and trusts to help channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of the so-called Panama Papers. Pressure is mounting on Prime Minister John Key to take action after local media...

    The Morning Vertical, May 9, 2016
    May09

    The Morning Vertical, May 9, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World War II Museum in the Focus of International Attention
    May09

    World War II Museum in the Focus of International Attention

    You probably have heard about nearly finished World War II museum in Gdańsk, since international media, like “Washington Post” or “The Guardian”, have covered the controversial plans of Polish Ministry of Culture to dismantle the soon to be opened institution. The city of Gdańsk, being one of key founders of the museum,...

    Kerry Heads to Europe for Anti-corruption Summit
    May09

    Kerry Heads to Europe for Anti-corruption Summit

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry begins a four-day diplomatic mission to Europe Monday where he will meet with officials from several countries and participate in an anti-corruption summit. The anti-corruption gathering Thursday is being hosted by British Prime Minister David Cameron, and will be attended by heads of state from Afghanistan,...

    Guide to the Panama Papers
    May09

    Guide to the Panama Papers

    What happens Monday? The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) will release to the public a searchable database of documents that reveal the details of more than 200,000 offshore entities and the people in more than 200 countries and territories connected to those accounts. The ICIJ will make the database available at 2...

    American Power Under Challenge
    May09

    American Power Under Challenge

    Masters of Mankind (Part 1) Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com[This piece, the first of two parts, is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books). Part 2 will be posted on Tuesday morning.]When we ask “Who rules the world?” we commonly adopt the standard convention that the actors in world affairs are...

    Russian offer to send water bombers to fight Fort Mac fire in limbo
    May09

    Russian offer to send water bombers to fight Fort Mac fire in limbo

    Russia’s emergency situations minister Vladimir Puchkov heads a conference call with representatives of Egypt and St. Petersburg to discuss the plane crash in Egypt, in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko OTTAWA – The Trudeau government has yet to respond to an offer by Russia to...