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Siloviki Shuffle
Siloviki Shuffle
Busted Anti-Corruption Official Cashed Out $120 Million

The FSB’s notorious 6th Service nets itself another victim as it consolidates control over the financial sector protection racket.

Siloviki Shuffle
No Country for Old Men

Yet another big fish falls in the fight for influence among Russia’s security services.

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Department of Can-Kicking

So much for a breakthrough.

The Noose Tightens

As Putin heads to meet French President Emanuel Macron next week, his security services are interrogating a celebrated Cannes-winning director in Moscow.

TPP Post Trump

Picking up the pieces of TPP may be more difficult than many in Asia imagine, leaving China with an attractive opening.

Atrocity in England

Twenty-two people were killed in a bombing at a children’s concert, the deadliest in the UK since the 7/7 bombings.

Seeing a Pattern...

To lose one President to a corruption scandal may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose two in a row begins to look like carelessness.

Crude Economics

Iraq isn’t towing the cartel line.

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