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The week’s leading news and features about kleptocracy and its enablers
$12 billion ‘disappears’ from Ukraine’s economy annually, Putin associates control a fifth of Russian economy, Trump advisor links to Gazprom and Kremlin
As the UK votes to leave the EU, the Kremlin looks to exploit a weakened Europe – especially over sanctions. ICYMI: Ben Judah on why Putin’s kleptocrats will be celebrating Brexit today. A veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner has been arrested on corruption charges. A British businessman is suing the youngest son of Kyrgyzstan’s former president, claiming he was shot because of connections…
A convicted corrupt official and attempted murderer sits pretty in London, China launches “sky net” program to terminate corruption, and Angolan authorities exploit their citizens with the backing of Western enablers