A firm co-founded by Donald Trump’s initial campaign manager quietly agreed to lobby for the oil company Citgo as the company, which is owned by the leftist government of Venezuela, was becoming increasingly embroiled in tensions involving the United States, Venezuela and Russia.
U.S. government-backed Voice of America has suspended its Mandarin-language service chief and four other staff involved in interviewing Guo Wengui, a U.S.-based Chinese businessman wanted by the Chinese government.
Malta’s Prime Minister called a snap election after allegations by a journalist that his wife was involved with an offshore company that received payments from Azerbaijan’s first family.
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Source: Kleptocracy Initiative