Mafia State Watch
Mafia State Watch
Spain Fires Shots at Putin’s Kleptocracy

A big bust nets eight mobsters. A further set of warrants are out for Russian officials directly implicated in gangland dealings.

Mafia State Watch
Bloodbath in a Cemetery

The wild Russian 90s are back, replete with murders, racketeering, and criminal-fueled chaos.

Mafia State Watch
Putin’s Huff-and-Puff Ploy

A Russian businessman, who is suing Gazprom and Lukoil, opens up about the Panama Papers, shady dealings in Putin’s Saint Petersburg of the 1990s, and the Russian President’s bluffing strategy.

Mafia State Watch
Putin’s Panama Papers Problem

The Russian President is said to be very unhappy with how an influential, privately-owned Russian business media outlet is covering the story. A crackdown is underway.

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