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6th Dec 2016

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Estonia uncovers $10mn in Russian money laundering case

Estonia's public prosecutor Piret Paukstys has said $10mn of stolen Russian tax money linked to the death of anti-corruption activist Sergei Magnitsky was moved out of Russia through Estonia using 10 separate companies and Internet transfers. Lithuania, Cyprus and Switzerland are also chasing the stolen cash.

News in Brief

  1. Idea of road transport agency gains momentum among MEPs
  2. EU dismisses euro crisis risk after Italian referendum
  3. Italy result poses no risk to the EU, Sapin says
  4. EU asked to clarify links to Iran executions
  5. Italian economy minister tipped as caretaker PM
  6. EU tells US tech giants to act faster against hate speech
  7. Iceland's Pirates in bid to form government
  8. Danes are the happiest workers, study says

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