Russia: EU prolongs economic sanctions by six months

PRESS  RELEASE 21/12/2017 Russia: EU prolongs economic sanctions by six months On 21 December 2017, the Council prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until 31 July 2018. This decision follows an update from President Macron and Chancellor Merkel to the European Council of 14 December 2017 on the state of implementation…

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How Deutsche Bank Enabled A Dirty Offshore Bank To Move Dark Mone

The German giant processed hundreds of millions of dollars of suspicious transactions into the US for a Cyprus bank awash with dirty money linked to the Kremlin, Syrian chemical weapons, organised crime, and ISIS. Posted on December 15, 2017, at 2:04 a.m. Tom Warren, Investigations Correspondent Alex Campbell, Deputy UK Investigations Editor This is Part…

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Exposed: Kremlin-Linked Slush Funds Funnelling Money To Syria’s Chemical Weapons Financiers

Inside one of the world’s dirtiest banks, confidential files expose Kremlin connections to a network of shadowy people fronting for Syria’s chemical weapons programme, ISIS, and organised crime. Posted on December 14, 2017, at 2:01 a.m. Alex Campbell, Deputy UK Investigations Editor Tom Warren, Investigations Correspondent This is Part Two of a BuzzFeed News investigation.…

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Sian Butcher / BuzzFeed Revealed: The Secrets Of One Of The World’s Dirtiest Banks And Its Powerful Western Protectors

Blatant forgery. Snarling guard dogs. Shredded evidence. Leaked documents reveal the farcical scramble inside one of the world’s dirtiest banks to conceal incriminating information – while some of the planet’s most prestigious accountants and lawyers used their powers to keep the bank in business. Posted on December 13, 2017, at 2:00 a.m. Tom Warren, Investigations…

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The West Supplied Chemical Weapons to Syrian Rebels, Says Russian Foreign Ministry

THE MOSCOW TIMES Aug 17, 2017 Maria Zakharova Vyacheslav Prokofiev / TASS     Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday there is evidence that the West is supplying chemical weapons to militants in Syria. “Yes, it’s true,” she told the state-funded Vesti FM radio station on Thursday morning. “Western countries and regional…

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Neue Russland-Sanktionen: Gabriel wirft den USA Gefährdung europäischer Gasversorgung vor

SPIEGEL ONLINE Der US-Senat will die Sanktionen gegen Russland ausweiten. Außenminister Gabriel und Österreichs Kanzler Kern vermuten reines Eigeninteresse dahinter – und verbitten sich die Einmischung in europäische Angelegenheiten. AP Arbeiter vor Nordstream-Pipeline Donnerstag, 15.06.2017  Republikaner und Demokraten im US-Senat haben in ungewöhnlicher Einmütigkeit einen neuen Gesetzentwurf auf den Weg gebracht: 97 der 100 Senatoren…

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