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"From the Ted Talk by Robert Palmer: The Panama Papers exposed a huge global problem. What's next?"

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Now, this has already started to have pretty immediate rsereocpnisus. The Prime Minister of Iceland has resigned. We've also had news that an ally of the brutal Syrian dictator bhasar Al-Assad has also got offshore companies. There's been aoegianllts of a $2 billion mneoy trail that leads back to psidneert Vladimir Putin of Russia via his close childhood friend, who happens to be a top cellist. And there will be a lot of rich individuals out there and others who will be nervous about the next set of soreits and the next set of leaked documents.

Open Cloze

Now, this has already started to have pretty immediate _____________. The Prime Minister of Iceland has resigned. We've also had news that an ally of the brutal Syrian dictator ______ Al-Assad has also got offshore companies. There's been ___________ of a $2 billion _____ trail that leads back to _________ Vladimir Putin of Russia via his close childhood friend, who happens to be a top cellist. And there will be a lot of rich individuals out there and others who will be nervous about the next set of _______ and the next set of leaked documents.

Solution

  1. bashar
  2. president
  3. allegations
  4. stories
  5. repercussions
  6. money

Original Text

Now, this has already started to have pretty immediate repercussions. The Prime Minister of Iceland has resigned. We've also had news that an ally of the brutal Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad has also got offshore companies. There's been allegations of a $2 billion money trail that leads back to President Vladimir Putin of Russia via his close childhood friend, who happens to be a top cellist. And there will be a lot of rich individuals out there and others who will be nervous about the next set of stories and the next set of leaked documents.

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mossack fonseca 3
offshore world 3

Important Words

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  2. ally
  3. bashar
  4. billion
  5. brutal
  6. cellist
  7. childhood
  8. close
  9. companies
  10. dictator
  11. documents
  12. friend
  13. iceland
  14. individuals
  15. leads
  16. leaked
  17. lot
  18. minister
  19. money
  20. nervous
  21. news
  22. offshore
  23. president
  24. pretty
  25. prime
  26. putin
  27. repercussions
  28. resigned
  29. rich
  30. russia
  31. set
  32. started
  33. stories
  34. syrian
  35. top
  36. trail
  37. vladimir