Huge car recall to fix airbag safety - Impact of sanctions on Russia - Training African tax officials
Business Brief 05/20/2015
Passports that bestow special privileges — immunity from prosecution and diplomatic pouches — are increasingly being bought by dubious business people. African, Asian and small island nations have been caught in the act.
Bill Browder has spent nine years campaigning to punish Russian officials responsible for killing his friend Sergei Magnitsky. He hopes Moscow's increased aggression will convince Europe it's time to act.
Russian independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta has been receiving threats for weeks after publishing reports on Yevgeny Prigozhin. Among other things, the oligarch is said to run a private army.
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