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Former Russian Minister Arrested, Accused of Embezzling $62 Million
In May 2012, Mikhail Abyzov was appointed as Minister for Open Government Affairs in former President Dmitry Medvedev's cabinet.
Corruption in Russia's Military Quadrupled in 2018, Prosecutors Say
More than 2,800 Russian military officials were brought to justice for corruption last year.
Quid pro quo
Russian Lawmaker Detained on $49M Bribe-Taking Charges
Vadim Belousov is suspected of conspiring to accept money in exchange for favoritism and preferential treatment.
Олигарх, Его Любовница и Суды Краснодарского Края
Как богатые люди России пользуются преимуществами правовой системы, перенося свои...
The U.S. College Admissions Scandal Is So Post-Soviet
Academic corruption is typical for Post-Soviet countries because of the power of informal networks.
Troika Laundering Claims Put Founder Vardanyan's Legacy in Focus
His public image as a businessman and philanthropist, carefully crafted over the years, is now under threat.
Troika Bank Scandal Exposed Global Failure to Prevent Money Laundering
Ultimately, it is not Vardanyan who will suffer the consequences of the Troika Laundromat exposé .
Prosecutors Evaluating Dutch Ties to Alleged Russian Money Laundering
Prosecutors in the Netherlands said on Wednesday they are evaluating signs of Dutch involvement in a money laundering network which is alleged...
The Troika Laundromat Shows How Not to Combat Money Laundering
Focus on shady transactions, not the banks themselves.
Kremlin Dismisses Talk of Possible U.S. Move to Probe Putin's Wealth
The Kremlin called the draft sanctions an example of anti-Russian sentiment.
U.S. Lawmakers Submit Bill to Investigate Putin’s Finances
Under the legislation, the U.S. intelligence community would be instructed to report on Putin's finances and Kremlin-linked corruption.
Corruption of Top Officials Signals Government’s Overall Decay, Majority of Russians Say
The survey comes after the high-profile detention of Russian senator Rauf Arashukov.
Russia’s Black Market Totaled 20% of GDP in 2018 – Reports
The shadow economy last year was bigger than Russia's total federal budget spending allocated for 2019.
Masked Assailants Beat Anti-Corruption Activist to Death Near Moscow
Masked assailants attacked Dmitry Gribov late on Monday as he visited his mother in the Moscow region.
Maria Zheleznova and Vladimir Ruvinsky
The Dramatic Arrest of a Russian Senator on Murder Charges Is No Laughing Matter
Russia's upper chamber has turned into a hangout spot for dubious characters.
Russia Ties Lebanon in 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index — Transparency International
The watchdog said Russia's drop in the ranking was unsurprising "given weak political and civil rights."
Russia Moves to Decriminalize 'Unavoidable' Corruption, Following Putin's Proposal
The bill seeks to exempt officials from legal accountability when violating anti-corruption rules is "unavoidable."
Rich Russians and Tax Havens: The Moscow Times Sits Down With Oliver Bullough
Oliver Bullough is a journalist and the author of the acclaimed book ‘Moneyland.’
Russian Judge Resigns After Drunk Driving Cover-up Attempt
The judge was filmed trying to bribe the mother of an 18-year-old student whom he allegedly ran over while intoxicated.
Pessimism Sweeps Russia
The situation is somewhat more complicated than the ruled losing faith in their rulers. Russia’s rulers also seem to be losing faith in themselves.
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