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 a “foreign agent.” The state’s justification for that demand comes from TI’s Russian operations getting some funding from the group’s Berlin world headquarters.

The NGO says the government warning accuses it of… (Read More)