Kleptocracy Daily: August 10, 2017

KI’s Peter Podkopaev examines Russia’s road corruption for Foreign Affairs magazine.

News

China has said it wants to expand cooperation with Canada in tackling corruption after Beijing claimed the country was a popular destination for corruption officials fleeing abroad.

Israel state prosecutors filed indictments for various corruption charges against 10 public officials linked to the far-right Yisrael Beytenu (Israel is Our Home) political party.

Sri Lanka’s foreign minister resigned over corruption charges in an investigation of alleged irregularities in government bond sales, maintaining that he was not guilty of wrongdoing.

Gazprom subsidiary hired lobbyists to oppose the new Russia sanctions bill.

Features

Nigeria launches a website to combat corruption.