Mykola Gerasimyuk, former first deputy prosecutor-general of Ukraine, negotiated bribes for dropping charges against associates of Viktor Yanukovych.
LIVE UPDATES: A vast trove of documents have been leaked from a Panama-based offshore services firm, revealing a large network of schemes involving Russian officials and close associates of President Vladimir Putin. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic […]
Readers of this blog may have heard of the Center for Eurasian Strategic Intelligence (CESI) that seems to promote a “hawkish” view on Russia’s foreign policy. In his Twitter, Edward Lucas has recently raised doubts about the authenticity of this organisation, and, as I found out, for a good reason. Let’s have a closer look […]
Staunton, March 28 – Russian society is experiencing euphoria over what Vladimir Putin proclaims and many of them feel that with the seizure of Crimea, Russia has regained “the status of a great power.” But Moscow commentators warn it is far easier to claim or even believe Russia is again a great power than it […]