New piece by Casey Michel discusses transparency in natural resource sector/ New evidence in Magnitsky Affair shows rot at core of the Russian regime
UK government setting up new anti-money laundering watchdog / Former Trump admin pick registered as foreign agent for Ukrainian billionaire oligarch
French authorities searched a villa on the Cote d’Azur allegedly belonging to Russian senator Suleiman Kerimov
Sciences Po cancels lecture amid Russian retaliation fears / Kremlin cronies cash in on new contracts / Trump and Putin to discuss sanctions
Latest on Russia hacks / 5 myths about kleptocracy / Protecting the Office of Congressional Ethics / London’s blood-red carpet for kleptocrats
Ben Judah on London’s kleptocrats / How the U.S. repatriates stolen assets / The inner workings of anonymous companies.
How foreign powers influence U.S. politics, Russian unit behind Dem hacks, and France National Front struggles without Russian funding.
Russian economy minister accused of $2m bribe.
Report highlights U.S. anti-corruption failures in Afghanistan, telecoms firm pays $1.4bn to settle Uzbekistan bribe probes, and Brazil’s ex-president accused in Petrobras scandal
Panama Papers show how Putin’s cronies profited from Bank Rossiya, Europe wavers on Russia sanctions, and Moldova wants its money back