Reportercast July 2022: Edward Lucas on Eastern Europe’s geopolitics
Welcome, welcome, to the second episode of our monthly Reportercast, now available on major platforms such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Youtube. Or you may listen directly from Acast and Youtube below, as well as use the RSS feed code to add the stream to your preferred podcast app. The guest was Edward […]
Reportercast June 2022: Jamison Firestone on Russia sanctions
In this first episode, our guest is Jamison Firestone, a legendary lawyer and campaigner among Russia-watchers. He discusses his experience of living in Moscow in the 90s, then being driven out after his friend and colleague Sergei Magnitsky was killed for discovering a massive state-enabled corruption scheme. Jamison played a top role in the ensuing […]
European development bank mired in Moldovan legal drama
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) denies using falsified paperwork to help its reposession of the country’s only port, a year ahead of the war in Ukraine.
Global fintech Paxum and Hungarian bank OTP caught up in Romanian fraud probe
Canada-based and offshore haven-linked Paxum Inc was defrauded of some $16 million from an OTP Bank account in Bucharest, but prosecutors allege broader financial crimes surrounding the case.