KI’s Marius Laurinavicius and Peter Podkopaev travel through Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
Charles Davidson, KI Executive Director, discussed Ukrainian kleptocracy with an expert panel on June 22, 2016. Watch the video…
David Satter, Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute and Kleptocracy Initiative Advisory Council Member, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Oliver Bullough explains the three-stage process by which kleptocrats hide, transfer and legitimize their stolen wealth.
On April 27, 2016 KI hosted the English-language premiere of “Who Is Mr. Putin?” Based on investigations by journalists Anastasia Kirilenko and Vladimir Ivanidze, the film documents the origins of Putin’s private wealth and rise to power.
When you come from Russia with cash, many people are only too happy not to ask questions about where it came from.
How do the levers of corruption operate in Russia, who is in charge, and what are the geopolitical implications for the United States and its allies?
Ben Judah, author of Fragile Empire and This is London, explains how the West has become part of the offshore looting machine, enabling the growth of kleptocracy in Russia and Ukraine.
The Vilnius Declaration advances fundamental principles to be observed by the United States and its democratic allies in developing proactive policies in response to continued Russian aggression.
Vladimir Yakunin is voluntarily stepping down from his position as president of state-owned Russian Railways. Yakunin is a member of the Ozero Dacha Cooperative, a tight-knit group of Putin’s inner circle. With no heir apparent to Russian Railways, Yakunin’s departure may well be a signal of infighting within the Kremlin elite.