Kleptocracy Weekly: July 5- July 7
Manafort helped buy Washington influence for Yanukovych using obscure think tank
Are Scottish shell companies finally facing a crackdown?
Welcome to the machine: inside the secretive world of RT
Russian officials bragged of strong relationship w former Trump adviser during campaign
Monica Crowley registered as foreign agent for Ukrainian billionaire / Reporters using social media to reveal the corruption of officials in Russia
Trump helped build a hotel in Azerbaijan that is allegedly a corrupt operation engineered by oligarchs tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard
South Korean president impeached over major corruption scandal / Moldova accused Russia’s intelligence service of intimidating politicians
Corruption is exacerbating East-West tensions, explain KI’s Ryan Hampton and Alona Rusin.
Facing up to authoritarian influence-peddling, JP Morgan to settle China princeling-hiring probe, and Putin’s best week ever