TI: Bosnia Reaches Historic Low on Corruption Perception Index

Ethnic divisions preventing Bosnia and Herzegovina from fighting corruption have pushed the country down on the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (CPI), where it is recording the lowest score in the Western Balkans, the global civil society group driving the anti-graft struggle said Tuesday in its 2022 CPI report.

U.S. Hits Wagner Group with New Sanctions to Help Ukraine

The U.S. hit Russia’s Wagner Group, a private military company that has been fighting the war in Ukraine, with new sanctions that are now also targeting several individuals and firms linked to what the Department of the Treasury said was a “transnational criminal organization.”

Ex-FBI Agent Accused of Aiding Sanctioned Russian Oligarch

U.S. prosecutors accused a former FBI counterintelligence agent and a court interpreter of attempting to have sanctions against Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska lifted, receiving bribes from him in return for investigating a rival oligarch and then laundering the money, the Department of Justice said on Monday.