SOURCE: The New Republic
by Geoffrey Wheatcroft
From football to real estate to politics, British institutions have been willing to welcome Russian cash for decades without regard for its potential moral taint.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Faith Hillis
Seizing assets and cracking down on money laundering is the best chance to turn Russia's oligarchical ruling class away from aggression in Ukraine.
SOURCE: New York Times
Alleged antiquities looter Douglas Latchford died before trial on charges of illicit trafficking of Khmer artifacts. Efforts to repatriate them have been stymied by a system of offshore trusts used by the global rich to shield assets from taxation and hide criminal activity.
SOURCE: Vanity Fair
"The president is said to be not only worried about “existing investigations” but new federal probes into matters we don’t even know about yet."
It has been reported that the German banking giant wishes to escape from loans owed by Donald Trump.
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