Secret trusts: the next money laundering frontier / Medvedev alleged to be at helm of multi-billion dollar corruption scheme
KI recently hosted Gerald Knaus, ESI Chairman, to discuss Azerbaijan’s subversion of the Council of Europe.
EU citizenship is up for sale, and we don’t know who’s buying – or why. Natalie Duffy talks to Harry Cooper about Malta’s controversial Individual Investor Program.
The Kremlin attacks EU unity ahead of sanctions vote, Russian whistleblower linked to crime in UK death inquest, and Ukraine banks under strain
Russian cybersecurity breaches, Portugal detains Russian mobsters, Hong Kong cracks down on China trades, and Europe phases out criminals’ favorite banknote
Local and federal officials battle over proceeds of graft in Crimea, another businessman accuses cabals in Moscow of stealing his oil firm, and EU officials praise Ukraine’s anti-corruption reforms
North Korea announces its own anti-graft campaign, China builds bases on disputed islands, and Russia leverages Interpol against political opponents
The brother of a corrupt Chinese official finds safe haven in California, Anne Applebaum examines Putin’s plans for the West, and leaders work to reign in the war in Ukraine
Corruption thrives in Russia’s frozen conflict areas, China prosecutes another high-level official, and the PLA targets graft among its upper echelons
European PR firms help burnish the images of repressive regimes, Sri Lanka’s new government points to China as large source of corruption, and China restricts government office sizes as part of frugality campaign