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Spain Fires Shots at Putin’s Kleptocracy

A big bust nets eight mobsters. A further set of warrants are out for Russian officials directly implicated in gangland dealings.

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Bloodbath in a Cemetery

The wild Russian 90s are back, replete with murders, racketeering, and criminal-fueled chaos.

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Putin’s Huff-and-Puff Ploy

A Russian businessman, who is suing Gazprom and Lukoil, opens up about the Panama Papers, shady dealings in Putin’s Saint Petersburg of the 1990s, and the Russian President’s bluffing strategy.

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Putin’s Panama Papers Problem

The Russian President is said to be very unhappy with how an influential, privately-owned Russian business media outlet is covering the story. A crackdown is underway.

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Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

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