December 13th, 2022. Selection of tweets. Theme Corruption / slavery / Power

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Frances Fitzgerald MEP

@FitzgeraldFrncs

All allegations of corruption, bribery, and money laundering must and will be thoroughly investigated. The EU must show a zero tolerance approach. That is the only way to show citizens that the EU is on their side. European democracy is not for sale.

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a Metsola

@EP_President

I am in politics to fight corruption. To stand up for Europe. We will meet this test head on. There will be no impunity. There will be no sweeping under the carpet. There will be no business as usual. @Europarl_EN stands against enemies of democracy wherever they come from.

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Bill Browder Retweeted

euronews

@euronews

Are sanctions against Russian oligarchs working? “Oligarchs are finished. They’re an endangered species now,” says Bill Browder, Kremlin critic and head of the Global Magnitsky Justice Campaign. Watch more on #GlobalConversation: https://bit.ly/3VP2nX3

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Julia Davis Retweeted

Tom Nichols

@RadioFreeTom

Do not shrug this off. A member of the Congress of the United States wanted the outgoing president to invoke martial law, and use the arms of the United States military to prevent the new president from taking office. Sedition.

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David Kurtz

@TPM_dk

TPM EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) in a text to Mark Meadows, 3 days before Biden’s inauguration: “Our LAST HOPE is invoking Marshall Law!! PLEASE URGE TO PRESIDENT TO DO SO!!” https://talkingpointsmemo.com/feature/mark-meadows-exchanged-texts-with-34-members-of-congress-about-plans-to-overturn-the-2020-election

via @TPM

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“POWER DOES NOT CORRUPT.  FEAR CORRUPTS… PERHAPS THE FEAR OF A LOSS OF POWER.

Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts… perhaps the fear of a loss of power.

John Steinbeck

The world is in a period of instability.

People have opportunities of countering corruption, now, never available during other periods in history.

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Free Syria Media Hub Retweeted

KyivPost

@KyivPost

EU Strikes Deal With Hungary to Get 18-Bn-Euro Aid to Ukraine The #EU has reached a deal with Hungary to unblock 18 billion euros in financial aid to #Ukraine, in return for reducing the amount of funding #Budapest has seen frozen by the bloc.

kyivpost.com

EU Strikes Deal With Hungary to Get 18-Bn-Euro Aid to Ukraine | KyivPost

The EU and Budapest have a long-running dispute about the rule-of-law and democracy in Hungary.

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Glasnost Gone

@GlasnostGone

Scared little Russian coward. Scared of assassination. Scared of the Russian people. Scared of questions about #Ukraine. Putin will not hold his traditional big year-end news conference, the Kremlin has said, for the first time in 10 years.

https://bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-63947946

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GB News

@GBNEWS

‘We expect to abolish the backlog of initial asylum decisions by the end of next year…If you enter the UK illegally you should not be allowed to stay.’ Prime Minister Rishi Sunak outlines his ‘five new steps’ to tackle the asylum backlog.

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Ukrainian News24

@UkrainianNews24

Just taking a time out…. #UkraineWar

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Defense of Ukraine

@DefenceU

Ukraine government organization

Cannon fodder grinder

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Business Ukraine mag Retweeted

Brad Bowman

@Brad_L_Bowman

Tehran plans to go ahead w/ ballistic missile deliveries to Russia for use in Ukraine,

@BarakRavid

in

@axios

. If that happens, there is NO credible argument for refusing to provide Ukraine ATACMS to target invading Russian forces:

https://defensenews.com/opinion/commentary/2022/08/31/why-washington-should-provide-atacms-weapons-to-ukraine/

Russian President
                                        Vladimir Putin speaks to his
                                        Iranian counterpart, Ebrahim
                                        Raisi, in Tehran on July 19.
                                        Photo: Sergei
                                        Savostyanov/Sputnik/AFP via
                                        Getty Images

axios.com Israel officials: Fearing backlash, Iran plans to limit range of missiles sent to Russia Iranian ballistic missile deliveries to Russia could violate a UN Security Council resolution and trigger UN sanctions.

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The Odessa Journal 

@Odessa_Journal

The most significant cases of Western companies working for the Russian military-industrial complex in the US, Belgium, France and other jurisdictions are now under investigation  #Ukraine #UkraineRussiaWar

odessa-journal.com Ukrainian lawyers investigated more than 10 cases of Western companies working for the Russian… More than 10 of the most significant cases in the US, Belgium, France and other jurisdictions have now been investigated. This was

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The Odessa Journal 

@Odessa_Journal

More than 21,000 Ukrainian enterprises operate in Poland. This was stated by the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Iryna Vereshchuk   #Ukraine #UkraineRussiaWar

odessa-journal.com More than 21,000 Ukrainian enterprises operate in Poland | odessa-journal.com More than 21,000 Ukrainian enterprises operate in Poland. This was stated by the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Iryna Vereshchuk,

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UKR Embassy to Ireland

@UKRinIRL

Two day trip to Cork of Ambo

@GeraskoLarysa

to discuss aid to Ukraine and Ukrainians with Lord Mayor of Cork Deirdre Forde,

@DamianBoylanFG

@CorkChamber

@Musgraveplc

that ended with an eye watering Christmas concert by Ukrainians as a token of appreciation to community of Cork.

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UKR Embassy in Slovakia

@UKRinSR

On #HumanRightsDay, existence of similar to the Izolyatsia illegal prisons, created by Russia in the occupied territories of Ukraine, should remind the  of 2 things: vestigiality of aggressor’s appeasement and price of freedom that  is paying.  must be hold to account.

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Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project

@OCCRP

The Russian mercenary group Wagner has supplied international markets with diamonds sourced from conflict areas in the Central African Republic, according to a new report from

@alleyesonwagner

, the

@dossier_center

, and

@EICnetwork

occrp.org

Report: Wagner Mercenaries Profit from Central Africa’s Blood Diamonds

The Russian paramilitary group Wagner supplies international markets with diamonds sourced from the Central African Republic’s conflict areas, said a new report by the French initiative All Eyes on…

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Anders Åslund

@anders_aslund

Convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout got a warm welcome into the Kremlin’s tightly controlled political system on Monday and joined an ultranationalist party, “Liberal Democratic Party of Russia,” known for its call to reassemble the former Soviet Union.

Russia’s
                                                          Viktor Bout
                                                          Joins
                                                          Ultranationalist
                                                          Party After
                                                          Return in
                                                          Prisoner Swap

wsj.com

Russia’s Viktor Bout Joins Ultranationalist Party After Return in Prisoner Swap

The convicted arms dealer got a warm welcome into the Kremlin’s tightly controlled political system.

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