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    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...

    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...

    Here Are The International Figures Tied to The Panama Papers Leak
    Apr04

    Here Are The International Figures Tied to The Panama Papers Leak

    The offshore holdings of a dozen current and former world leaders and some of their closest allies have been revealed in a massive leak of information dubbed the Panama Papers. Confidential documents obtained from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca from an anonymous source purports to show how the firm, which has branches across the globe,...

    Kremlin Slams ‘Putinophobia’ of Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Kremlin Slams ‘Putinophobia’ of Panama Papers

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman on Monday dismissed a report that alleges close friends of the president hid some $2 billion dollars in offshore accounts. The report, dubbed the “Panama Papers,” links hundreds of political leaders and celebrities to offshore companies set up through a Panama-based law firm called...

    Ukrainians Lobby Dutch Ahead Of Referendum
    Apr04

    Ukrainians Lobby Dutch Ahead Of Referendum

    The Ukrainian Foreign Minister joined campaigning in Amsterdam, days before the Dutch vote in a referendum on whether Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union should be ratified. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Big Leak, Big Corruption, Deep Rot
    Apr04

    Big Leak, Big Corruption, Deep Rot

    The weekend’s biggest story by far: the leak of a massive trove of documents, over 2.6 terabytes of data, from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which specializes in creating offshore companies. The documents were handed over to the German paper Süddeutsche Zeitung under mysterious circumstances. The paper shared the documents with...