Taras Semenyuk

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  Europe is facing an enormous refugees flow from Syria. According to Frontex more than 500,000 migrants were detected at EU external borders in the first eight months of this year after a fifth consecutive monthly record was registered in August when 156,000 crossed the EU borders. For the moment, European institutions are incapable to… » read more

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Ukraine could again be involved in a scandal. The investigation led by Ukraine’s authorities accused a former top manager of the UniCredit bank in Ukraine Borys Timonkin of the laundering money for Sergey Kurchenko, an oligarch from the circles of Viktor Yanukovich, Ukraine’s runaway president. Borys Timonkin is one of the most well-known and smartest… » read more

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The Godfather film soundtrack rings out to hysterical mourners as luxury cars from Rolls Royces to Mercedes Benz closely follow an authentic horse-drawn carriage; but this is no film. This was the recent funeral of mafia boss Vittorio Cassamonica in the Italian capital Rome. Usually, Italy is renowned worldwide for its fashion industry, mouthwatering pizza… » read more

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