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    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. Poroshenko, a candy magnate who won election in 2014, insisted Monday he has done nothing wrong and hasn’t managed his...

    Royal Bank says it operates within law after leak of Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Royal Bank says it operates within law after leak of Panama Papers

    TORONTO – The Royal Bank of Canada says it operates within the law and has policies to prevent tax evasion after reports said it used the Panamanian law firm whose leaked documents are said to reveal the use of offshore tax havens. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists worked with hundreds of journalists to analyze 11.5...

    Bombshell Revelations From the Panama Papers Show Just How Much We Need Financial Transparency
    Apr04

    Bombshell Revelations From the Panama Papers Show Just How Much We Need Financial Transparency

    James CardenGiven the American media’s failure to cover the Ukrainian government’s corruption, the reaction to the report’s revelations about reigning president-oligarch Petro Poroshenko has been muted. …read more Source: The...

    Jailed Ukrainian Pilot ‘To Begin Dry Hunger Strike’
    Apr04

    Jailed Ukrainian Pilot ‘To Begin Dry Hunger Strike’

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been sentenced by a Russian court to 22 years in prison, will begin a dry hunger strike on April 6, her defense lawyers say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Panama Papers: Naming names of powerful officials
    Apr04

    Panama Papers: Naming names of powerful officials

    Associates of Putin, Assad and Poroshenko are among those implicated in offshore dealings. …read more Source: USA...

    Will the ‘Panama Papers’ Bring Down Ukraine’s Chocolate King?
    Apr04

    Will the ‘Panama Papers’ Bring Down Ukraine’s Chocolate King?

    Leaked documents have revealed a secret offshore company setup in Poroshenko’s name and not disclosed in his public income statements. …read more Source: Foreign...

    6 Things You Need to Know About the Bombshell ‘Panama Papers’ Leak
    Apr04

    6 Things You Need to Know About the Bombshell ‘Panama Papers’ Leak

    Anonymous whistleblower unloads massive trove of files exposing how world leaders and other elites hide money and evade taxes. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and over 100 other media partners dropped the explosive “Panama Papers” leak on Sunday. The trove is described by...

    Ukrainian president under fire over Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Ukrainian president under fire over Panama Papers

    FILE – In this Monday, July 13, 2015 file photo, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during an interview in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has found himself amid a perfect political storm over the leaked documents from a Panamanian firm pointing at his offshore assets, with some of his political adversaries calling for...

    5 Things You Need to Know About the Panama Papers
    Apr04

    5 Things You Need to Know About the Panama Papers

    Here’s what you need to know about the massive leak from Panama law firm, Mossack Fonseca: 1. What Are the Panama Papers? One of the biggest leaks in history, The Panama Papers reveal how the rich and powerful, including world leaders, hide their wealth through offshore tax havens. According to The Guardian, the data leak contains 11.5...

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko under fire over ‘Panama Papers’
    Apr04

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko under fire over ‘Panama Papers’

    Petro Poroshenko, who won election in 2014, insisted Monday he has done nothing wrong and hasn’t managed his assets since being elected. …read more Source: Global...