Dictators live in looted luxury near DC / Congress repeals extractives transparency rule.
House votes to kill extractives transparency rule / Romanians march against graft / Coutts fined for 1MDB role / CIA documents on Moscow apartment bombings.
Congress to repeal key extractives transparency law today / Marius Laurinavičius on how Russia exporting kleptocracy is nothing new…
Who really owns real estate leased by the U.S. government? / Deutsche Bank fined $630m for $10bn Russia mirror trading scheme / Congress moves to repeal key extractives transparency law this week
Sciences Po cancels lecture amid Russian retaliation fears / Kremlin cronies cash in on new contracts / Trump and Putin to discuss sanctions
Congress plans to repeal anti-graft Cardin-Lugar amendment / Guinean ex-minister faces U.S. charges for China bribes / Trump and the Emoluments Clause.
Natalie Duffy talks to Ilya Zaslavskiy about how Nord Stream 2 could strengthen the Kremlin’s hand in Europe – and why it matters for the U.S.