Ukraine Probes Ruling that State-Run Bank Must Pay $350m to Oligarchs

Anti-corruption authorities are investigating the offshore companies of two brothers that are on the brink of receiving hundreds of millions in compensation from the country’s largest state run bank following a ruling that is being described as a colossal failure of the Ukrainian justice system.

Navalny Wakes from Coma, Germany Weighs Up Russia Sanctions

Russia’s foremost opposition figure and anti-corruption campaigner on Monday woke from a medically-induced coma he was placed into after he was poisoned with a state-developed nerve agent in what critics believe was a targeted attack by the Kremlin.

US Lobbyist Guilty of Accepting Millions to Bid for Foreign Interests

A Hawaii businesswoman pleaded guilty on Monday for her role in an “unregistered lobbying campaign” that attempted to influence the U.S. government on behalf of foreign interests. Her testimony may contribute to the future prosecution of other individuals with close connections to the current administration. 

Riyadh to Probe Chief of Saudi Forces in Yemen for Graft

At the behest of the Crown Prince, the King of Saudi Arabia has sacked the commander of the country’s armed forces in Yemen, along with five other officers including the commander’s son, over allegations of corruption, referring them to the country’s anti-graft agency for investigation.