EU Sanctions Russia Over Turbines
The many faces of Putinism, Kremlin hacks Dems for Trump info, TNK-BP’s overvaluation, and China jails Zhou Yongkang’s family
Is Nadia Savchenko Ukraine’s new hope? China to lead on anti-corruption, London’s addiction to offshore money, and Canada criticized for dropping Magnitsky Act
More names are added to the Magnitsky Act, Goldman did not comply with restrictions on Wing Hang, and $1.8 billion in IMF aid disappears in Ukraine
The United States has the chance to make greater use of a tool that has held foreign officials to account for flagrant corruption and human rights abuses. That tool is targeted sanctions, refined to squeeze culpable officials and minimize collateral damage to innocent people and businesses.
The Global Magnitsky Act will be debated on the Senate floor, a Chinese military leader is investigated for corruption, and the US added 26 individuals to Russia sanctions
French law enforcement freeze fraudulent Russian funds unearthed by Magnitsky, a son of the former Chinese vice president is possibly implicated in corrupt sales, and Russians profit from increased power prices in Armenia
China expert Roderick MacFarquhar argues that corruption is China’s biggest internal threat, Russia blacklists 4 US citizens in response to Magnitsky Act additions, and opposition leader outs Putin’s daughter