Since the financial crisis, Greece has been beefing up its tax collection system: widespread evasion and fraud means its tax yield is way too low. If everybody paid what they should, revenue could rise by about 10 billion euros a year.
Most people will stare blankly when they hear of the "cum-ex" scandal, but the latest reports are that this tax evasion scandal is a continental-wide one, robbing taxpayers of at least €55 billion of state money.
Putin nemesis Bill Browder was arrested then released in Madrid over a Russian Interpol warrant. Browder accused Moscow of abusing Interpol's warrant system.
The United States imposed sanctions on five Russians, including Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of Chechnya and an ally of President Putin. Kadyrov is accused committing human rights abuses including murder and torture.
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