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Bloomberg journalists managed to arrange an interview with the Russian lawyer who attended the June 9, 2016 Trump Towers meeting along with Jared Kushner, Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort, Rinat Akhmetshin, and Rob Goldstone. 1,284 more words

Legal Issues

Trump Jr. hinted at review of anti-Russia law, sought records to harm Clinton: Moscow lawyer

WASHINGTON — A Russian lawyer who met with President Donald Trump’s oldest son last year says he indicated that a law targeting Russia could be re-examined if his father won the election, and asked her for written evidence that illegal proceeds went to Hillary Clinton’s campaign. 1,346 more words


Fusion GPS: Dirty deeds done quite expensively

By John Miller

Saturday the 28th of October, 2017

In 2009, Sergei Magnitsky died in a Moscow prison after investigating a $230 million tax fraud scheme which involved Russian officials. 1,089 more words

Who is Bill Browder? (Updated)

This much is clear: Vladimir Putin hates Bill Browder.

Browder was once the largest foreign investor in Russia and, it needs to be said, a great admirer of the Russian president. 1,508 more words


John Ivison: Canada needs to stand firm and pass anti-corruption legislation

Russia’s preferred style of government down the centuries has blithely been called despotism, tempered by assassination.

But Canadian MPs hope that Vladimir Putin’s absolutism can be moderated by less dramatic means — international human rights pressure. 1,171 more words

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Something rotten...

In Act 1, Scene iv of Hamlet, the appearance of King Hamlet’s ghost prompts an officer of the watch, Marcellus, to say “something is rotten at the heart of Denmark”, if you replace Denmark with Russia, then the book I am posting on now, will tell you why. 604 more words