Young Ukrainian escapes war with USB stick holding 40% of life savings in #Crypto

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine nears its fifth week, it has been shown that cryptocurrencies have helped Ukrainian refugees in more than one way after being forced from their homes. Crypto has made it possible for donations worth tens of millions of dollars to pour into the country while allowing some Ukrainians to take a portion of their life…

Watch: NATO activates chemical and nuclear defense elements

Ukraine, media falsely report that Jewish Babyn Yar memorial was bombed by Russia

As reported by Times of Israel and X, Ukranian President Zelensky said that “Uman was brutally bombed where hundreds of thousands of Jews come every year to pray,” referring to the Hasidic pilgrimage site in central Ukraine. “Then Babyn Yar, where hundreds of thousands of Jews were executed.” And despite reports, the rocket that damaged the Kyiv TV tower did not…

“Hostile” countries must now pay for Russian gas in Russian currency, Rubles, Putin says

According to Russian state media, RT, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Western sanctions against his country have dealt a large blow to public trust in th4e U.S. Dollar and the Euro. Putin argued that the penalties showed it “makes no sense anymore” to sell Russian goods in the US and the EU while receiving payment in dollars or euros….

U.S. Accuses Russia of War Crimes in Ukraine

The U.S. government accused Russian forces in Ukraine of committing war crimes, an action that will formalize continuing investigations into alleged atrocities. (WSJ) In a statement on Wednesday, Blinken said there have been numerous credible reports of “indiscriminate attacks and attacks deliberately targeting civilians” in Ukraine since Russia’s invasion began late last month. “Today, I can announce that, based on…

Biden’s warning to China Friday March 18, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden warned Chinese President Xi Jinping in a video conference on Friday of “implications and consequences” should China support Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Xi told Biden that his country does not want the war. The brief White House statement described the conversation as “focused” on Ukraine. But much lengthier summaries released by the China side portrayed a…

79 HMTreasury entries amended – consolidated list

79 entries have been amended on the consolidated list and remain subject to an asset freeze. On 18 March 2022 the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office updated the UK Sanctions List on GOV.UK. The following provides details of those designated under regulations made under the Sanctions Act. Amendments have been made to entries under the following financial sanctions regimes: Belarus; Chemical Weapons; Cyber, Russia and Zimbabwe. The relevant notices…

UK sanctions Sberbank Monday and loosens restrictions Tuesday

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Sanctions Updates: Russia

Feb 26, 2022. (3:31 a.m. CET) SWIFT Preparing to Comply With Russian Measures  “We are engaging with European authorities to understand the details of the entities that will be subject to the new measures,” the organization said in an email. “We are preparing to comply upon legal instruction.” Feb 26, 2022. (2:12 a.m. CET) Elon Musk Activates Starlink Satellites for…

Global Russia Sanctions Update

A number of states and international actors have unveiled further sanctions measures on Russia in relation to its activities in or in relation to Ukraine. In a previous post, we outlined the initial measures imposed by the US and UK on Russia in relation to its recognition of Donetsk and Luhansk. We consider below the further actions taken by the…

Governments ill-Informed on how to Inject Covid-19 Vaccine

Why are governments not requiring this safety precaution, which is easy to implement and has been shown in peer reviewed studies to defend against life-threatening repercussions? The precaution is known as ‘aspiration’ and consists in drawing back on the plunger once the needle has been inserted to see if any blood returns into the syringe, also clearly explained here by…

CIA Still Spying on Americans Despite Legal Ban

The CIA is still carrying out its own bulk surveillance program in the United States despite a legal ban on the agency carrying out domestic operations.

Credit Suisse Leak: Suisse Secrets

An anonymous whistleblower leaked a scandalous trove of banking data to a German Newspaper. 48 media companies from all over the world analyzed the contents of the Suisse Secrets data leak and the findings show that instead of conducting the required due diligence in screening potential clients, Credit Suisse accepted clients who are known to be “corrupt autocrats, suspected war criminals, human traffickers, drug dealers and other criminals.”1

A human trafficker convicted in the Philippines and an Egyptian murderer are also included in the data, as are cardinals allegedly involved in shady dealings and the former Siemens manager Eduard Seidel, who was convicted of bribery in 2008.

GiveSendGo Donor Leak: Police, Business Leaders Contributed

Gizmodo reached out to several of the people who are listed as top donors, asking them to confirm their donations, including a person with the name Thomas Siebel who donated $90,000, according to the leaked data. (Thomas Siebel is the name of an American software billionaire.)
One donor listed on the data set confirmed that he donated to the campaign. Brad Howland, who was listed as giving US$75,000 said in a written statement Monday that he supports the convoy. Howland is president of Easy-Kleen Pressure Systems in Sussex Corner, N.B. “We are thankful to be blessed enough to support their efforts to do what they have to do in a peaceful way until the government removes the mandates to restore all our freedom as pre-COVID,” he said.

RGE – Sukanto Tanoto et al.

Indonesian Paper and Palm Oil Tycoon Secretly Bought Historic Munich Building for 350 Million Euros.
Tanoto’s companies have been accused of causing widespread deforestation in Indonesia, human rights abuses, and a plethora of questionable profit-shifting practices that have deprived Indonesia of hundreds of millions in tax revenues.
Tanoto’s son, Andre, also bought an iconic building in Düsseldorf for a little under 50 million euros at around the same time, using a similar secret Luxembourg corporate structure.

INVESTAR, SFGP and other Montreal Cos Linked to Serafino Oliverio

INVESTAR, SFGP and other Montreal Real Estate Companies related to Serafino Oliverio, AKA Sergio Lopez, “considered by police to be the leader of the Montreal Mafia.”