The Canadian government has already seized privately owned Russian assets. Here’s what it could do to legally seize state-owned assets and use the money to help rebuild Ukraine after the war.
Russians find it hard to envisage a Russia after Putin.
As Ukraine retakes parts of its northeastern region from Russia, the Kremlin continues to increasingly look to private military companies to fill in military power gaps.
How did a young risk-taking politician take complete control of Russia and destabilise Europe and the US?
Personalist dictators tend to shield the elites who support them from the economic pain of sanctions by pushing costs onto regular people.
A closer look at Bitcoin transactions suggests ordinary Russians are the ones buying more cryptocurrency, hoping to hang onto savings as the ruble’s value plummets.
The deadline for formal bids to buy Chelsea FC is March 18. Expect some very rich US businessmen to be in the running.
The British courts will now have longer to investigate and can target companies that own properties in questionable arrangements. But key issues remain unresolved.
The relationship between South Africa and the West, especially the US, has a complex history. Not least because the US designated those fighting the apartheid regime, as terrorists.