ABLV Bank manages accounts belonging to citizens of the former Soviet Union in Latvia. The bank laundered dirty money for years. Now Latvian bankers are trying to clean up the corruption.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia has picked up steam. DW takes a look at the recent developments.
Latvia's ruling coalition has lost its majority, with the pro-Russia opposition party Harmony winning the most votes. Three newly formed parties also did well and a new formation for a coalition could take time.
Roughly €200 billion worth of "suspicious" transactions were taken care of by the Danish bank's branch in Estonia. The branch was reportedly known for laundering money for Russian President Vladimir Putin's family.
Latvians are going to the polls in parliamentary elections that could see a strong showing from a Russia-friendly party. In 2018 the country celebrates a hundred years since it first became an independent state.
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