Kleptocracy Daily: May 10, 2017


FBI director James Comey was fired by President Trump yesterday, raising questions about the future of an ongoing probe into Russian election interference.

Walmart settles a bribery case, preparing to pay a $300 million fine to resolve a U.S. investigation into bribes paid by employees in Mexico, China, and India.

Top managers at Russian oil company Rosneft will see their bonuses skyrocket by 9,900% for the first quarter of 2017.

Russian domestic politics are being influenced by hacking tactics similar to ones the Kremlin is accused of using to try to undermine foreign political candidates viewed as unfriendly to Russia.