True Fiction and Fake Facts: How Putin Played Trumps Moronic Gang of Lowlifes
May 17, 2019

HOLLYWOOD, CaliforniaNot long after moving to Los Angeles last year, I did what every transplanted East Coast hack out here does and pitched a series.

It was satire on our current obsession with foreign interference in American democracy, nominally about 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