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The Ukrainian Pinochet, Anatolii Matios, runs the risk of losing military prosecutor post due to his anti-Semitic remarks

The Ukrainian Pinochet, Anatolii Matios, runs the risk of losing military prosecutor post due to his anti-Semitic remarks

Published 27/07/2018

 
He became the richest officer of Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine last year. Lately, he's been trying the role of Augusto Pinochet. The chief [more…]

Krishchenko, killed people and corruption plaguing Ukraine!

Krishchenko, killed people and corruption plaguing Ukraine!

Published 17/07/2017

Today walking in downtown Kiev nothing doesn't ring a bell about the bloody terrifying events of Dignity Revolution 2013. But political and social situation in [more…]

Treason charges against Russian cyber experts linked to seven-year-old accusations

Treason charges against Russian cyber experts linked to seven-year-old accusations

Published 26/02/2017

FILE PHOTO: People are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with binary code and a Central Inteligence Agency (CIA) emblem, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo/Illustration

Treason charges brought in December against two Russian state security officers and a cyber-security expert in Moscow relate to allegations made by a Russian businessman seven years ago, according to the businessman and a source connected with the investigation.

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After drug war contracting boom, Mexican prisons stand idle

After drug war contracting boom, Mexican prisons stand idle

Published 17/02/2017

A woman is seen outside the main entrance to the Papantla federal prison, currently under construction, in Papantla, in Veracruz state, Mexico, September 8, 2016. REUTERS/Oscar Martinez

Guards at one of Mexico's high security prisons have to worry much more about criminals breaking in than busting out.

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Emboldened by Trump, some police unions seek to overhaul Obama’s reforms

Emboldened by Trump, some police unions seek to overhaul Obama’s reforms

Published 30/01/2017

FILE PHOTO - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to police gathered at Fraternal Order of Police lodge during a campaign event in Statesville, North Carolina, U.S. on August 18, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo

Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association, had a blunt message for Donald Trump during a meeting in September: court-ordered reforms aimed at curbing police abuses in the midwestern city are not working.

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How JPMorgan could not save Italy`s problem bank

How JPMorgan could not save Italy`s problem bank

Published 23/12/2016

The main entrance of the Monte dei Paschi bank headquarters is seen in Siena, Italy March 13, 2012. REUTERS/Max Rossi/File Photo

On the morning of July 29, former Italian Industry Minister Corrado Passera was traveling in a high-speed train towards the medieval city of Siena, racing to meet the directors of the world's oldest bank to present them with a rescue plan.

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Stranded trucks, unpaid workers: India Inc counts cost of cash crunch

Stranded trucks, unpaid workers: India Inc counts cost of cash crunch

Published 21/11/2016

A labourer sleeps on baskets of unsold tomatoes at a wholesale market in Manchar village in the western state of Maharashtra, India, November 16, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/File photo

Like millions of Indians fed up with corruption and counterfeiting, Vimal Somani cheered Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock move to replace all high-value banknotes. Two weeks on, his business is being hammered by the ensuing cash crunch.

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Hate speech seeps into U.S. mainstream amid bitter campaign

Hate speech seeps into U.S. mainstream amid bitter campaign

Published 08/11/2016

“KKK” is shown spray painted on a telephone pole in Kokomo, Indiana, U.S. November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Peter Eisler

The lettering is crude, scrawled in black spray paint on the sidewalk in front of Karen Peters’ neatly kept home in the quiet, working class neighborhood where she’s lived most of her life. But the contempt is clear.

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