The Great Civil Society Choke-out

Around the world, governments are doing their best to strangle funding for the civilian groups that dare to challenge their power and hold them to account.


It’s Apparently Easy to Steal Entire Highways in Russia

A prison chief in northern Russia allegedly managed to steal 30 miles of highway over the course of a year.


The Problem With Ukrainian Police Reform

Ukraine’s police are getting a much-praised makeover. But there could be trouble down the road.

The Cable

IMF Chief Lagarde Faces Possible Jail Time For Payment to French Businessman

IMF chief Christine Lagarde is in legal hot water over a $432 million payout to a French businessman.

The Cable

FIFA Officials Suspected of Taking ‘Millions’ in Bribes Arrested

The Justice Department's investigation into FIFA graft creeps closer to the United States.

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