Former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili will give up his Georgian citizenship to take on an appointment as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, which he called a “front line” against graft in the region.
Evgeny DvoskinSome of the first banks that streamed into Crimea after Russia wrested control of the region from Ukraine in 2014 were better known for laundering money than banking.
The Russian Football Union (RFU) has voted to sack its president Nikolai Tolstykh.
OCCRP journalist Stevan Dojčinović has been detained for 20 hours in a Moscow airport without explanation, deported, and banned from entering Russia until 2020.
Russia’s lower house of parliament has approved a law giving Russian prosecutors the right to blacklist “undesirable” foreign organizations, in a move that critics say aims simply to quash dissent.
A Russian businessman who collapsed and died in 2012 while jogging near his home may have been killed by a rare poison, a new toxicology test has indicated.
A report written using data gathered by murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov claims that 220 Russian soldiers have died fighting in east Ukraine.
A biker gang favored by President Vladimir Putin has received 56 million rubles (US$ 1.1 million) in taxpayer funds in the past 18 months, according to documents released by opposition figure Alexei Navalny.
(RFU Photo)When 68-year-old Italian football coach Fabio Capello took charge of the Russian national team in 2012, expectations for the famous coach were as high as his salary.
A Siberian artist sold out of his supply of "bribery envelopes" imprinted with the text of the Russian criminal code, as a government sponsored anti-corruption forum unfolds in Moscow this week.
An ally of the former President Yanukovych, Oleg Kalashnikov, was found dead at his home in Kiev on Wednesday evening.
The United Kingdom has granted political asylum to a Russian opposition activist close to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny who faced embezzlement charges in his home country.
The US Department of State has announced US$ 3 million in rewards for tips that would help them arrest two alleged leaders of an online cybercrime syndicate responsible for US$ 50 million of financial losses worldwide.
A majority stake in the largest telecoms company in Bulgaria has been bought by a group linked to an oligarch close to Putin, according to a probe by the investigative journalism outlet Bivol.
Authorities in Moldova have banned two Russian journalists from entering the country, preventing them from presenting a documentary on Crimea.
Andorran authorities have taken control of Banca Privada d'Andorra (BPA) after the US treasury named the bank a “primary money laundering concern”.
A journalist from the Crimean Center for Investigative Reporting was reportedly detained by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) in Simferopol, Crimea, this morning.
Vitaly Mansky, a Russian documentary director, knows exactly when he decided to establish a sanctuary outside of the Russian Federation. It was the spring of 2014, and Mansky was in Spain for a film festival, watching the news in his hotel room.
Khadija Ismayilova, the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and OCCRP investigative journalist detained in Azerbaijan, has written a letter sharply criticizing the government of Azerbaijan and the West’s inaction in the face of human rights abuses.
Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny walked free from a Moscow detention center today vowing not to be daunted by the recent murder of his ally, fellow Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
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