Kleptocracy Daily: March 10, 2017

News

The South Korean president was impeached and removed from office over a major corruption scandal. (WaPo)

Moldova’s parliament accused Russia’s intelligence service of intimidating politicians, following an investigation into alleged money laundering by Russian officials. (AP)

A British property tycoon’s key adviser was a director of a detective agency which made payments to the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko and to the former KGB officer accused of murdering him. (Guardian)

Corruption is hampering Russia’s militarization ambitions in the Arctic. (Moscow Times)

Features

Global Witness writes on how the failure to manage company ownership in the U.S. leaves us exposed to all sorts of risk.