$12 billion ‘disappears’ from Ukraine’s economy annually, Putin associates control a fifth of Russian economy, Trump advisor links to Gazprom and Kremlin
Charles Davidson, KI Executive Director, discussed Ukrainian kleptocracy with an expert panel on June 22, 2016. Watch the video…
US breaks own sanctions buying Russian space rockets, Europe wavers on Russia sanctions, Trump linked to Aliyevs, and UK “most corrupt” country
Savchenko and Ismayilova are freed, the Aliyevs’ London charm offensive, plagiarized Russian dissertations exposed, and Switzerland closes bank for AML breaches
Russian cybersecurity breaches, Portugal detains Russian mobsters, Hong Kong cracks down on China trades, and Europe phases out criminals’ favorite banknote
On April 27, 2016 KI hosted the English-language premiere of “Who Is Mr. Putin?” Based on investigations by journalists Anastasia Kirilenko and Vladimir Ivanidze, the film documents the origins of Putin’s private wealth and rise to power.
Volodymyr Groisman, Ukraine’s new Prime Minister, owes his political career to President Petro Poroshenko. He will have trouble pushing through important reforms if his mentor does not allow it.
China invokes death penalty for major corruption cases, Putin’s modest income, Prokhorov’s offices raided, and Kremlin apologizes for German newspaper gaffe
Another KleptoTour showcases oligarchs’ London homes, and Russia unfazed by Panama Papers as Mossack Fonseca’s offices are raided
SCOTUS considers whether U.S. anti-money laundering laws extend overseas, graft costs the EU, and a Ukrainian anti-corruption hero is finally laid to rest