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.
Trump’s foreign payments and tax returns / Western Union fined $586m / Future of real estate dirty money clampdown under Trump
Kleptocrats exploit EB-5 visas / Trump aide talks investment with sanctioned firm / Putin’s pal wins $285m Crimea railway contract
Belinda Li talks to Seto Bagdoyan about how weaknesses in the EB-5 visa program pose a threat to democracy and national security.
Swiss prosecutors interview Gulnara Karimova / Biden slams Russia’s coercive corruption in Ukraine / How dirty money flooded the UK
A new Harvard International Review article highlights the threats posed by dirty money in U.S. real estate, writes Peter Podkopaev.
Russia sanctions debate heats up / Australia joins 1MDB investigation / China centralizes anti-graft efforts.
Latest on Russia hacks / 5 myths about kleptocracy / Protecting the Office of Congressional Ethics / London’s blood-red carpet for kleptocrats
Casey Michel talks to Meredith McGehee, Strategic Advisor at the Campaign Legal Center, about how the Office of Congressional Ethics protects American democracy against corruption threats–both foreign and domestic.