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iStories: Top Russian FSB Official Has Multiple Underworld Ties

Sergei Korolev, who was appointed to a key FSB position earlier this year by President Vladimir Putin, is connected to leaders in the Russian...

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OCCRP Concerned by FSB Raid on IStories Editor Roman Anin’s Moscow Apartment

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is seriously concerned by an ongoing raid on the Moscow apartment of Roman Anin, the editor in chief of ...
9 Apr 2021

Asset Declarations of Kyrgyz Officials Increasingly Useless as Anti-Corruption Measure

Kyrgyzstan is the only Central Asian country that publishes its officials’ asset declarations. But the system, meant to fight corruption, has been degrading for years. Now, in ...
8 Apr 2021
Alexandra Li

Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov Has a Second Wife — And Her Properties Are Worth Millions

Chechnya’s authoritarian leader has long made his stance on polygamy clear — he’s an enthusiastic supporter — but little has been known about whether he practices it ...
7 Apr 2021
Maria Zholobova (The Project)

Fishing with Dynamite: The Secret Scheme That Helped Namibia’s President Stay in Power

Facing a key party congress, top officials in Namibia’s ruling party allegedly skimmed money from a lucrative fishing deal to buy votes for President Hage Geingob.
2 Apr 2021
Khadija Sharife (OCCRP), Mark Anderson (OCCRP), and The Namibian

Businessman Nets 47M for Belgrade Airport Land, then Partners With Lawyer Whose Firm Advised on Deal

New information raises questions about the relationship between a Serbian businessman who earned millions from selling land around Belgrade’s airport, and a Portuguese ex-minister whose law firm ...
31 Mar 2021
Dragana Pećo (OCCRP/KRIK) and Vesna Radojević (KRIK)

Trail of Murdered Journalist’s Reporting Leads from Malta to China

Daphne Caruana Galizia’s work uncovering corruption in Malta delved into visa-for-sale schemes, energy deals, and Caribbean offshore companies set up for Maltese politicians. Now, an investigation has ...
29 Mar 2021
Martin Young (OCCRP)




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