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Igor Sechin and Rosneft have won a Kremlin struggle to acquire a controlling stake in Bashneft. (Bloomberg)
Serbia has made Gennady Timchenko (Vladimir Putin’s longtime ally and former judo partner) honorary consul-general at its consulate in St. Petersburg. (bne IntelliNews)
In China, the former chief of Wukan village recanted his controversial bribery confession after receiving a heavy sentence anyway. (SCMP)
Sonalia Bank, Bangladesh’s state lender, has been fined 3.3 million for inadequate money laundering safeguards by the …read more
Source: Kleptocracy Initiative