Europe & Russia

About Europe & Russia

CIP's National Security program studies and highlights important issues in the region.

How Europe Can Set the Standard on Anti-money Laundering

By Financial Transparency Coalition

Dec-17-2013 | Fact Sheet

Anonymous shell companies, including those incorporated in the European Union (EU) are often used to hide the proceeds of crime, corruption, or corporate tax evasion... Read More »

A Sustainable, Just and Peaceful World

By CIP

Dec-09-2013 | Report

Find out how CIP can make a difference in facing some of the world's largest problems... Read More »

Risk and Returns: The Economic Illogic of the Obama Administration's Arms Export Reforms

By William D. Hartung

Aug-21-2013 | Report

The Obama administration's plans to dramatically loosen U.S. arms export controls will likely lead to an easier time for smugglers in the near future... Read More »

Playing the Long Game in Ukraine

By Harry Blaney

Apr-19-2014 | Letter

There is little that is truly clear about the Ukraine crisis, and there have been a lot of far-fetched and unwise calls from the ideological extremes... Read More »

EU-Africa Summit: The sore case of illicit Financial Flows

By Christian Freymeyer

Apr-02-2014 | Article

True beneficial ownership transparency, including public registers, is vital to help realize more sustainable economies in Africa and Europe alike... Read More »

Dealing With Russia Under Putin

By Melvin A. Goodman

Mar-25-2014 | Letter

The United States never seriously tried to make Russia a part of Mikhail Gorbachev’s preference for a “common European home,” which is a contributing factor to today’s problems... Read More »

Financial Transparency Coalition Annual Conference 2014

Oct-14-14 | Lima, Peru

Mark your calendars for the Financial Transparency Coalition 2014 annual conference co-hosted by the Latin American Network on Debt and Development in Lima, Peru October 14-15... Read More »

Series Premiere: Years of Living Dangerously

Apr-10-14 | Showtime

From the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy to the upheaval caused by drought in the Middle East, this groundbreaking documentary event series provides first-hand reports on those affected by, and seeking solutions to, climate change... Read More »

Towards Transparency: Making the Global Financial System Work for Development

Oct-01-13 | Dar es Salaam

Illicit financial flows are one of the leading, and most under-appreciated, causes of poverty in the developing world... Read More »

How Europe Can Set the Standard on Anti-money Laundering

By Financial Transparency Coalition

Dec-17-2013 | Fact Sheet

Anonymous shell companies, including those incorporated in the European Union (EU) are often used to hide the proceeds of crime, corruption, or corporate tax evasion... Read More »

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