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Ukrainians Floored by Personal Wealth of Their New Leaders

(GPA) Ukraine – Many Ukrainians have become outraged with the introduction of a new online archive that shows their elected officials declared personal wealth online. Two years ago, the Ukrainian people deposed president Viktor Yanukovych and were outraged by his vast personal fortune. In the documents seized from government buildings and Yanukovych’s personal estates there […]

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Assange’s Internet Cut to Keep Ecuador Out of US Elections: FM

(TeleSUR) – The Foreign Ministry of Ecuador said Tuesday that the government had temporarily restricted Julian Assange’s access to the communication system in its embassy in the U.K. in order to not interfere in the electoral process in the U.S. According to the Foreign Ministry, “The government of Ecuador respects the principle of non-intervention in the affairs […]

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Monsanto Rejects Bayer’s Latest Sweetened US$64 Billion Offer

(TeleSUR) – The agro-business giant has rejected a buyout offer from Bayer yet again. Bayer said its sweetened US$64 billion acquisition offer for Monsanto would not be subject to any financing conditions, responding to the U.S.-based agro-company’s rejection of its latest proposal on Tuesday. Bayer said it was disappointed by Monsanto’s rejection, saying the proposal offered immediate […]

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Ukrainian Activists Leak Personal Information of Thousands of War Reporters in the Donbas

Ukraine (GVO) – Earlier this week, the Ukrainian activist website Mirotvorets (“Peacemaker”)published a spreadsheet listing what appear to be the names and details of thousands of journalists who have received accreditation to report in the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DNR”). The database was published on May 7 with little publicity, until a Facebook post on Tuesday by Anton Gerashchenko, a Ukrainian […]