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Russian Billionaire Car Dealer Doesn’t Fear Extradition From Austria
Sergei Petrov faces charges in Russia of illegally transferring money from the country.
Kremlin Vows to Investigate Moscow Lawmaker Accused of Fraud Ahead of Elections
“They usually ignore [requests] or it’s a janitor who responds,” a State Duma member remarked.
Pavel Luzin for Riddle
Why Corporations Are the Kremlin’s Best Friends
State-owned and state-controlled companies have come to play a crucial role in managing Russia and guaranteeing stability in the regions.
Russian Ally Kyrgyzstan’s Wanted Ex-Leader Evades Arrest After Dramatic Raid
News websites posted footage of clashes between police and Atambayev supporters blocking the road in order to prevent a potential raid.
Russian Defense Chief’s Reported Ex Made $100M From Ministry Deals, Media Reports
“Shoigu’s beloved woman broke the record held by [former Defense Minister Anatoly] Serdyukov’s mistress,” a new investigation said.
land of milk and honey
Russian Official Convicted of Taking Butter Bribes, Denies Taking Honey
The official turned a blind eye to violations by street vendors in exchange for financial or edible kickbacks.
Russian Cops Take Down Security Officials for Planting Drugs on Teen
The officials took the 16-year-old victim to an ATM to withdraw cash for a bribe.
Top Russian Pension Fund Official Pleads Guilty to Bribery Charges, Resigns
Ivanov said he hoped the court would show restraint after his guilty plea.
slap on the wrist
Russian Space Contractor Escapes Jail Time After $6.5M Fraud
Grebnev was accused of using company money to buy yachts and a mansion.
Russia’s Golunov Problem
If Russia’s police and judiciary can no longer provide the problem-solving services to which "clients" have become accustomed, those clients will look...
Russian Official Attempts Suicide During Corruption Hearing
The official cut his wrist after telling the court that “he had only one argument left — his life.”
Former Russian Anti-Corruption Official Sentenced to 13 Years for Bribery
Nine billion rubles were seized from Zakharchenko after his arrest, the largest cash seizure in modern Russian history at the time.
Why Russia’s Leading Papers Joined Forces In Solidarity With Arrested Journalist
The Moscow Times spoke with the editors of Vedomosti, RBC and Kommersant about their historic headline.
Maria Zheleznova and Pavel Aptekar
Why the Arrest of an Investigative Journalist Should Worry Everyone
It should be obvious to even those with no interest in journalism that the ease with which the authorities break the law makes each of us a potential victim...
Russia’s Top Auditor Kudrin Blasts Corruption in Legal System
“There are no stable rules, there’s no impartiality in … the arbitration of problematic disputes,” Kudrin said.
Global Automakers Accuse Russian Courts of Graft
Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes and Jaguar Land Rover claim that they have been scammed out of 200 million rubles.
Russian Official Bodyslams Reporter Asking About Corruption, Faces Jail
“Zaytsev was dissatisfied with attempts to gain information, pushed the journalist and [...] threw him to the floor," investigators said.
Record $185M in Cash Seized From Russian Official in Sting Operation
Videos posted online show bags stuffed with what was reported to be 12 billion rubles.
‘No End in Sight’ to Fraud in Russia’s Space Agency, Top Investigator Says
“It’s a very simple scheme: The money is first moved abroad, then the family leaves, and then the defendant follows [them],” Bastrykin said.
Head of FSB's Secretive Unit Charged for $850K Bribery
Colonel Kirill Cherkalin received $850,000 “for acts or inactions in favor of the bribe-giver and commercial structures.”
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