Prosecutors Drop Investigation Into Millions Missing From Montenegro Bank

Even as Atlas Bank was under interim management by the Central Bank, well-connected account holders managed to recover their millions. Ordinary citizens lost their...

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Before Campaigning for Trump, Manafort Plotted to Rig Ukraine Telecoms Deal, Leaked Emails Show

Leaked emails show how Trump’s former campaign manager plotted with two current Ukrainian legislators to snap up Ukraine’s public telephone operator.
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Exposed: The Ukrainian Politician Who Funded Paul Manafort’s Secret EU Lobbying Campaign

Serhiy Lovochkin, a Ukrainian MP and a leader of its largest opposition party, secretly funded the American lobbyist’s efforts to convince European leaders to sign an important ...
4 Nov 2019

Two Tractors Outside Rivne, Ukraine

Years ago, in rural Ukraine, a farmer’s tractor disappeared in the night. Months later, another tractor disappeared from another farm in almost exactly the same way.
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Public Land, Private Hands

Between 2000 and 2008, authorities in Kyrgyzstan divided up a large swath of Ataturk Park, a beloved green space in the country’s capital, Bishkek, and handed it ...
23 Oct 2019

How South Africa’s Black Economic Empowerment Initiative Empowered the Powerful

Investors pulled billions of rand out of public companies under the guise of a government program meant to address the inequities of apartheid. Then they turned on ...
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How a Meeting on a Yacht May Have Changed Kosovo’s Political History

A newly revealed photo shows a Kosovar businessman and politician meeting with an alleged organized crime figure. Shortly afterwards, he unexpectedly joined Kosovo’s largest Serbian party in ...
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