How a Montenegrin Gang Used Open-Source Intelligence to Kill

Hitmen working for a criminal group active in Montenegro and Serbia used open-source intelligence techniques, poring over apartment listing sites, satellite images, and tourist photos posted online, to track down and kill the leader of a rival clan as he hid out in Greece.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

Kazakhstan's President Vowed to Crack Down on Asset Theft. What’s the Reality?

President Tokayev has vowed to clamp down on the theft of state assets, and billions of dollars have already been recovered. But experts fear that the president’s backroom decisions are leaving the public in the dark — and serving primarily his own interests.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is sworn in as president of Kazakhstan on November 26, 2022. (Photo: Xinhua/Alamy Live News)


Unwitting Wealth: How a Local Official Scooped up a Georgian Village

The head of the village appears to have abused a new land-titling system intended to help illiterate farmers, using it to take control of a chunk of former state land for himself, according to an investigation by iFact.

Plots of land in Duzagrama under the control of Mukhtar Ismayilov. (Photo: