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Category Archives: prosecutor general
As covered in the previous post, in June a prominent Russian economist – Sergey Guriev – fled Russia after investigators began targeting him in the case of a 2011 report on the human rights implications of Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s ongoing incarceration. … Continue reading
A number of recent events in Russia show that the 2012 Russian presidential election campaign is in full swing. In keeping with true Russian style, this campaign is aimed not at a mass Russian audience, but rather the political/economic elites involved … Continue reading
So MVD finished its thorough investigation of the corruption allegations against Daimler. Recall, this April Daimler settled violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The … Continue reading
I have been sitting on this story for a while, waiting to see if anything actually happens and now it appears that it will amount to something – so here goes. A few months ago, Russian construction entrepreneur and minigarch … Continue reading
According to RBC Daily, the Russian Investigative Committee (under the Prosecutor General office) is examining whether criminal charges should be brought against government officials who allegedly received kickbacks with respect to public purchases of Mercedes Benz vehicles. The Daimler story … Continue reading