Must watch: Yesterday’s discussion at the U.S. Helsinki Commission, “Kleptocrats of the Kremlin: Ties Between Business and Power in Russia”. Link to watch the event can be found here.
ExxonMobil has been handed a fine of $2 million for breaching anti-Russia sanctions; the oil giant conducted business with Igor Sechin, the head of the Russian state-owned Rosneft in May 2014. [Sechin was among top Russian officials to be blacklisted by the U.S. for Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014].
Germany’s flagship manufacturing firm Siemens has suspended cooperation with Russian state companies following reports that its electricity turbines were delivered to Crimea, in …read more
Source: Kleptocracy Initiative