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.
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.
The German chancellor has said lifting EU sanctions on Russia is off the table until a "real ceasefire" is achieved in Ukraine. The bloc introduced the measures after the annexation of Crimea in 2014.
US President Donald Trump has said he is "seriously considering" a Polish request that Washington build a new military base in the country. DW spoke with two security experts to determine the viability of such a plan.
Hundreds of thousands of troops are expected to participate in Russia's biggest military maneuver since the Cold War. Also taking part in eastern Russia at its "Vostok-2018" drill will be Chinese and Mongolian forces.
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