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Dysfunctions Last Updated: Jul 9, 2020 - 2:01:40 PM


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Vladimir Putin vs. “Citizen No”
Putin’s rigged plebiscite might have formally extended his control over Russia—but beneath the surface, cracks are widening and discontent is growing.

Jul 9, 2020 - 2:00:30 PM

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Mafia And The Chinese
The post-COVID-19 scenario emerging in Italy is anything but reassuring.

Jul 9, 2020 - 1:55:50 PM

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Could the ‘Norilsk Disaster’ Be the Harbinger of a Looming Catastrophe in the Russian Arctic?
A disastrous fuel spill at the CHPP-3 combined heat and power plant in Norilsk (owned and operated by the Norilsk Nickel Group) has resulted in massive contamination of the local environment and will likely incur huge financial expenditures related to the cleanup

Jul 8, 2020 - 11:00:53 AM

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Top Men at Justice Department with Final Say on Goldman Sachs Felony Charges Got Big Payouts from Kirkland & Ellis – Goldman’s Law Firm
Three of the top men at the U.S. Department of Justice who have been involved in negotiations as to whether Goldman Sachs, for the first time in its history, will be charged with a criminal felony and hit with a multi-billion dollar fine, received large sums of money from the law firm, Kirkland & Ellis, before joining the Trump administration.  Kirkland & Ellis is the law firm defending Goldman Sachs in the criminal case.

Jul 7, 2020 - 11:51:41 AM

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We’ve briefed many presidents. Uncertainty comes with the job.
Michael Leiter was director of the National Counterterrorism Center from 2007 to 2011. Michael Hayden was CIA director from 2006 to 2009. Robert Cardillo was director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency from 2014 to 2019.

Jul 7, 2020 - 11:46:53 AM

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