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Book Review: Red Notice by Bill Browder (10/10)

Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man’s Fight for Justice is a story of a Stanford graduate who against all common sense went to work in Eastern Europe just after the Berlin Wall came down in 1989. 743 more words

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Guest Post: Targeted Sanctions and Corruption--Legal Obstacles to a Magnitsky Act for the EU

Anton Moiseienko, PhD candidate at the Criminal Justice Centre, Queen Mary University of London, contributes the following guest post:

So-called targeted sanctions—imposing travel restrictions on, or freezing the assets of, a select group of people—remain in vogue as an instrument of foreign policy and as a supplement to criminal justice in many areas, such as counterterrorism, and yet targeted sanctions have not been widely used in counteracting corruption. 970 more words

Guest Commentary

Poisonous Times in Putin’s Russia

Excerpts from a book review in The Guardian by Oliver Bullough. Earl Browder was the leader of the Communist Party in the US in the 1930s. 1,103 more words

Bill Browder: the Kremlin threatened to kill me

The former banker claims Vladimir Putin runs Russia like a crime syndicate. He should know: corrupt officials seized his assets and stole $230m. His lawyer was beaten to death in jail. 2,166 more words

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Russia vows to retaliate against U.S. human rights sanctions

(Reuters) – Russia vowed on Wednesday to retaliate against what it called “unfounded” U.S. sanctions imposed a day earlier on 12 Russians for human rights abuses, including allegedly denying medical care to a whistleblowing lawyer who died in a Russian prison. 327 more words