Kleptocracy Daily: July 7, 2017

The latest on KI’s website: Casey Michel interviews Zorka Milin, Senior Legal Advisor at Global Witness, about the trial of Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue (who is more colloquially known as the ‘man with Michael Jackson’s crystal-studded glove’).

News

In an apparent breach of EU sanctions, electricity turbines made by Germany’s flagship firm Siemens have been delivered to power plants in Crimea.

The EU agreed to offer Moldova 100 million euros in economic aid–provided itsteps up anti-corruption efforts.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released from prison earlyafter serving 25 days of his month-long sentence.

A Siberian prison has channeled millions to a local lawmaker’s firms.

Features

How Paul Manafort helped buy Washington influence for Yanukovych using an obscure think tank in conjunction with two Washington lobbying firms.

The latest on the American Interest: Reading Putin in Hamburg.