Congressmen of both the Democratic and Republican parties introduced a bill on Thursday intended to fund foreign anti-corruption efforts in support of democracy.
A senior official of theRussian Federation’s national pension fund (PFR) admitted to a Moscow court on Friday that he accepted a bribe in return for rigging a tender in favor of an IT company, the Russian news agencyTASS reported on Friday.
Just a coffee or a deal that should support Italy’s far-right Lega party and allow Putin to further destabilize the EU? This is the question Italian deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini may have to answer soon.
With his official salary, it would take the head bodyguard of Russia’s prime minister more than 100 years to pay for this luxury home.
The family of Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a controversial elder statesman of Russian politics and leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, owns undeclared property worth an estimated $135 million.
Russia’s federal Investigative Committee began preparing a criminal case against a Siberian official who tackled a journalist to the floor over the weekend after being confronted with questions about corruption.
Russian media published on Friday a video showing bags of cash and claimed it was shot as Russian Government officials seized 12 billion rubles (US$185 million) from the apartment of former FSB official Colonel Kirill Cherkalin.
Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) detained Tuesday a former minister on charges of embezzlement, the second minister to face prosecution in the past two years, the country’s Investigative Committee, known as Sledkom, said in a press release.
The branch leader of a Russian anti-corruption organization, Dmitry Gribov, was beaten to death in a town outside Moscow on Monday evening.
Russia’s Justice Ministry has proposed new laws to exempt officials implicated in corruption if non-compliance with anti-graft laws is found to be unavoidable.
A businessman bribed Russian authorities to drop an investigation into a US$150 million kickback scheme involving the Russian military, US prosecutors claimed on Friday.
Arkady Rotenberg, a childhood friend of Vladimir Putin, won a state contract last week to conduct anti-corruption training and civil-society development across the country.
A Kremlin critic filed a criminal complaint last week urging Swedish authorities to investigate hundreds of accounts with a Scandinavian bank that may hold US$175 million linked to a $230 million Russiantax fraud scheme.
US authorities are investigating Danske Bank for money laundering connected to over US$200 billion that made its way through the bank’s Estonian branch into Europe, said Danske Bank on Thursday.
Arms trafficking, organized crime and smuggling millions in cash – the U.S. Treasury Department painted a grim picture of Russian government and business when they explained the latest sanctions during an announcement on Friday, NPR reported.
A French judge has put Russian businessman and lawmaker Suleiman Kerimov under formal investigation after police arrested him this week at Nice airport for alleged tax evasion, media reported Thursday.
Russia has announced it will retaliate against Canada after Ottawa blacklisted on Friday 30 Russian officials alleged to be connected to the death of whistleblowing lawyer Sergei Magnitsky and a massive tax fraud scheme he uncovered.
Russia’s former economy minister, Alexei Ulyukayev, accused at the start of his corruption trial on Wednesday spies and an ally of Vladimir Putin of setting him up, according toDeutsche Welle.
Prevezon Holdings Limited, a Cyprus-based company, agreed on Friday to pay US$5,896,333.65 to the US Treasury to settle a money laundering and civil forfeiture action uncovered by the deceased Russian lawyer Sergei Magnistsky.
Authorities in Russia launched a criminal investigation against the governor of the Udmurtia region Alexander Solovyov for allegedly taking some US$ 2.5 million in bribes, the country's Investigative Committee said in a statement Tuesday.
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