Paul Manafort has been linked to payments of over $2 million to US lobbying firms via a non-profit organization acting as a front for the Party of Regions.
The Central Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia (SKR) has opened a criminal case against the detained mayor of Astrakhan, a member of United Russia, Mikhail Stolyarov. According to investigators, he demanded 10 million rubles from an Astrakhan entrepreneur, as well as a stake in his company in exchange for a land parcel. […]
A new system would pay Moscow officials an extra 20,000 rubles (approximately $620) for extra work done at their places of employment, including work done in the community, and landscaping. However, there are allegations that this reward is, in operation, just a bribe for loyal officials – Ed. Cash rewards paid to the most active […]