Erdogan Election Triumph Takes Turkey Into Era of One-Man Rule
July 5, 2018

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, modern Turkey’s longest-serving ruler, won a mandate to govern with sweeping new powers after a double victory in presidential and parliamentary elections.

Erdogan had 53 percent of the presidential vote to 31 percent for his closest challenger, Continue reading

The Oligarch Who Met With Michael Cohen Flees the Press at Putins Big Economic Summit
May 31, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, RussiaThere were moments on Friday when silver-bearded Russian tycoon Viktor Vekselberg, normally a paragon of self-assurance, looked like an old bear cornered by hounds at this years St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Vekselberg, who reportedly is worth some Continue reading

Russian ‘dirty money’ is damaging UK security, MPs say
May 28, 2018

Government must stop money laundering by kleptocrats and rights abusers, which is helping Putin subvert international rules

A powerful committee of MPs has warned that the government is putting national security at risk by allowing kleptocrats and human rights abusers Continue reading