Russian Mafia

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Name: Russian Mafia
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Counter Strike virtual knife sold for R250 000

Virtual goods being sold for real money isn’t a new thing and them being sold for ludicrous amounts of money isn’t new either. But I still can’t wrap my head around the fact that someone just paid a quarter of a million Rand ($23850) for a virtual knife ... [Published Lazygamer - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

The Cypriot Template, The Greek Temptress And More Borisconi Tosh

By John Ward: A regular Irish correspondent, whose sharp eyes I value greatly, writes to remind me that the small island of Cyprus hasn’t gone away…but all its money has. Equally mind-focusing, however, is the fact that when one analyses Cyprus ... [Published St George West - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Putin tightens his grip

On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote 18 European governments that get their natural gas from Russia to warn that unless Ukraine immediately comes up with $5 billion in advance gas payments he will reduce supplies needed next winter in Ukraine ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Russian Mafia and Chinese government are reading YOUR emails, Heartbleed bug expert warns

THE RUSSIAN Mafia, Chinese government and American secret services are all hacking into private email accounts thanks to the Heartbleed bug, according to an award-winning internet security specialist. ... [Published Scottish Daily Express - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Fools rush in to reply to Russians

The first law of spam: don’t open it if you don’t know the source. Source: News LimitedTHIS is a cautionary tale. It is what happens when a greying middle-aged man is invited to “meet” in cyberspace, a young nubile Russian woman who is, err, looking ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Book Alleging 'Putin Mob Ties' Rejected Due To Fear of British Libel Laws

A British publisher has rejected a book alleging Russia President Vladimir Putin's ties with the Russian mafia over fears that he or his associates may sue them in the UK. The book by Russia expert Karen Dawisha alleges that Putin and a small group ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

What Was Ukraine Drug Trafficker Doing in Mexico?

Authorities in Mexico have arrested an alleged member of an Eastern European mafia organization who led a drug trafficking network with links to Asia and Europe, raising questions as to what he was doing in the country and whether he was acting as a broker ... [Published InSight Crime - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Oligarch 'a broken man'

FACED EIGHT LEGAL CASESDr Saeed Islam, who treated Berezovsky for depression, said he had talked of having eight outstanding legal cases and believed his opponents were trying to ruin him."He had a very clear view that his enemies abroad will not leave ... [Published Dominion Post - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Quotes by Forbes Billionaires Past and Present

Image: Sameer PawarAccording to the rumours, I’ve died at least four times in the last year. First story: Moscow killers flew in and shot me to death. Second story: I visited Moscow and was shot to death by Russian mafia. Third story: I was shot in Ukraine. ... [Published Forbes India - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Is Putin using the Russian Mafia as muscle?

Is Russian President Vladimir Putin using the Russian Mafia as muscle in his takeover of the Crimea — and perhaps poised to use it against the Ukraine? Jamie Dettmir, writing in The Daily Beast, has a must-read piece that suggests he is Here’s a ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ukrainian pays 125m euro Austrian bail

A Ukrainian oligarch arrested in Austria has paid a record 125 million euros ($A192.50 million) bail but remains behind bars while police check the money's origin, authorities say.The sum for Dmytro Firtash's release was transferred on Wednesday to the ... [Published World News Australia - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

MP hits out at Russian ‘mafia types’

Planning Minister Matthew Guy said Russia?s bid to annex the Ukrainian province of Crimea was similar to the USSR?s occupation of the Baltic States during World War II. ?I just find the intervention and disrespect of a nation?s sovereign borders to be ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Mar 17 2014]

Quotes

...With his history as an innovative director, Ashiq thought that whatever he puts out in the table will be swallowed by the audience. Thus we have "Gangster, 'a mafia movie with a lot of guns, blood, and revenge. But that pretty much sums up the whole film. With an awesome animated prologue, it was a storm kept waiting by the director, which but never happen."
...It's been described as "catastrophic", "apocalyptic" and "the single biggest f––– up in the history of the Internet." There are lots of explanations of what [...]
"Last week the EU and the US Government issued a visa ban and asset freeze on the very inner core that is the subject of my book. Many works will now come out on the makeup of the list and why each individual was placed on it. The answers to these questions are in my book. Isn't it a pity that the UK is a 'no-fly zone for publishing the truth about this group?"
...it's a Ukrainian port, Odessa has long been plugged into Russian organised crime," observes Mark Galeotti, an expert on Russian security affairs. "Most of the shipments don't get busted because they are politically connected, and historically, the Black Sea Fleet at Sevastopol has always been exempt from Ukrainian and Russian customs checks."

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7 Mind-Bending Cronenberg Films Every Fan Shoul... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 14 2014]
Counter Strike virtual knife sold for R250 000 [Published Lazygamer - Apr 14 2014]
The Cypriot Template, The Greek Temptress And M... [Published St George West - Apr 12 2014]
Gangster- Gangster doesn't play up to the Hype [Published India Everyday - Apr 12 2014]
Putin tightens his grip [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 12 2014]
Fools rush in to reply to Russians [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 10 2014]
Russian Mafia and Chinese government are readin... [Published Scottish Daily Express - Apr 10 2014]
Heartbleed: Yes, it's bad. Yes, the Russian maf... [Published Technology - Apr 10 2014]
Russia a poison state running on dirty cash: Ma... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 07 2014]
Book Alleging 'Putin Mob Ties' Rejected Due To ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 04 2014]
Ukraine crisis: battle lines are being drawn in... [Published Telegraph - Apr 04 2014]
Tobacco Smuggling Reaches Epidemic Proportions ... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 03 2014]
Tobacco Smuggling Reaches Epidemic Proportions ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 03 2014]
Mr. Putin: Tear Down That Potemkin Village In C... [Published Maidan - Apr 01 2014]
What Was Ukraine Drug Trafficker Doing in Mexico? [Published InSight Crime - Mar 31 2014]
Luchansky v. Sharansky [Published Haaretz - Mar 28 2014]
Oligarch 'a broken man' [Published Dominion Post - Mar 27 2014]
Mr. Putin: Tear Down That Potemkin Village [Published Forbes.com - Mar 26 2014]
Oligarch Berezovsky was 'broken man' after cour... [Published Sharenet - Mar 26 2014]
CLUB FOR GROWTH : Asks Chamber of Commerce To H... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 25 2014]
Quotes by Forbes Billionaires Past and Present [Published Forbes India - Mar 24 2014]
Maxfield to step down after two terms, will mis... [Published Lovell Chronicle - Mar 23 2014]
Is Putin using the Russian Mafia as muscle? [Published The Moderate Voice - Mar 23 2014]
Video: ‘Triple Nine’ adds one [Published DSTV.com - Mar 22 2014]
Ukraine oligarch freed on record 125-mn-euro ba... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Mar 21 2014]
Ukrainian pays 125m euro Austrian bail [Published World News Australia - Mar 20 2014]
A New World Order? Think Again. [Published Inter Press Service - Mar 20 2014]
Club For Growth Asks Chamber of Commerce to Hel... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 19 2014]
How to Negotiate “Yes” Across Cultural Boundaries [Published HBS Working Knowledge - Mar 19 2014]
Ukraine Oligarch Dmytro Firtash: 'My Arrest Was... [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 18 2014]
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7 Mind-Bending Cronenberg Films Every Fan Shoul... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 14 2014]
Source: Getty Images Canadian director David Cronenberg is widely regarded as one of the most original and provocative filmmakers working today. The auteur is renowned for his unique style of filmmaking, which often focuses on the transformation ...
The Cypriot Template, The Greek Temptress And M... [Published St George West - Apr 12 2014]
By John Ward: A regular Irish correspondent, whose sharp eyes I value greatly, writes to remind me that the small island of Cyprus hasn’t gone away…but all its money has. Equally mind-focusing, however, is the fact that when one analyses Cyprus ...
Heartbleed: Yes, it's bad. Yes, the Russian maf... [Published Technology - Apr 10 2014]
Over the last couple of days, the internet security community has been rocked by a truly gargantuan bug, which has been named "Heartbleed" by the researchers who have discovered it. It's been described as "catastrophic", "apocalyptic" and "the single ...
Book Alleging 'Putin Mob Ties' Rejected Due To ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 04 2014]
A British publisher has rejected a book alleging Russia President Vladimir Putin's ties with the Russian mafia over fears that he or his associates may sue them in the UK. The book by Russia expert Karen Dawisha alleges that Putin and a small group ...
Tobacco Smuggling Reaches Epidemic Proportions ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 03 2014]
New York City is currently seeing an epidemic of bootleg tobacco as a result of high taxes on cigarettes. The situation is similar to other areas of the world, where criminal gangs are finding themselves by selling cheaper tobacco to people who cannot ...
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