Event: Maintaining Transatlantic Unity on Ukraine. Streaming live from Hudson Institute at 12 p.m. EST today and featuring KI Advisory Council member Hannah Thoburn.
Military technology: “Russia doesn’t only use spies to steal secrets. Sometimes those doing its dirty work are ordinary American businessmen,” writes Katie Zavadski. One company allegedly “received incoming international wire transfers from shell corporations that had no apparent connection to the microelectronics industry.” (BuzzFeed)
Nord Stream: German prosecutors are investigating possible bribery related to construction of the controversial pipeline. If true, “It’s just another example of how Putin’s Kremlin has weaponized corruption,” writes Brian Whitmore. (OCCRP, RFE/RL)
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Source: Kleptocracy Initiative