Jeffrey Young-Russia Pressures Anti-Corruption Group-02-23-15

The global anti-corruption group Transparency International is once again getting pressured by the Kremlin. The move is seen by Russia analysts as part of a broad plan to stifle criticism of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s administration. Russian prosecutors recently warned TI’s Russian branch, which has been active for more than 15 years, that it may be compelled to register as …

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India’s Anti-Corruption Party Deals Huge Blow To Modi’s Government

Ashok Sharma, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — An upstart anti-corruption party has won a smashing victory in elections to install a state government in India’s capital, officials said Tuesday, dealing a huge blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party. While the results from this past weekend’s elections will not have any bearing on the structure of the …