Coverage of issues surrounding expropriation of business by the Russian state

Interpol reject Russia Browder request as politically motivated

Bloomberg: Bloomberg’s Olga Tanas and Ksenia Galouchko report that Interpol has rejected Russia’s call for assistance in finding British businessman William Browder, who has been charged with damaging the country’s interest by buying discounted Gazprom shares over ten years ago. … Continue reading

British tycoon William Browder fears extradition to Russia

The Times: The Times’ Moscow correspondent Ben Hoyle reports that British businessman William Browder could face extradition from the UK to Russia after the Russian authorities requested an Interpol ‘blue notice’ for his arrest. London-based Browder has been campaigning against … Continue reading

Ombudsman asks amnesty for white-collar crime

Russia beyond the headlines: Alexei Bausin of Russia Beyond the Headlines reports that Russian business ombudsman Boris Titov has called for an amnesty for businessman convicted of economic crimes, ahead of Entrepreneurs’ Day on 26 May. The proposal – if … Continue reading