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The Kremlin suspended a plutonium disposal agreement with the U.S., demanding an end to sanctions, reparations, and a scaled-back NATO commitment. (Bloomberg)
Read an extract from Minxin Pei’s new book, “China’s Crony Capitalism.” (National Interest)
High-ranking Ukrainian politicians and officials have allegedly used offshore companies to purchase property and launder money overseas. (OCCRP)
Azeri dissidents have warned the West not to be fooled by the Aliyev regime’s cosmetic reforms. (Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting)
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Source: Kleptocracy Initiative