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Expert Opinions - Russia, Eurasia

A podcast from the Harriman Institute and

Masha Udensiva-Brenner interviews experts about political and cultural developments in Russia and Eurasia.

Podcast | Expert Opinions: Researching Kleptocracy in Eurasia
June 8, 2021

In the latest episode of Expert Opinions – Russia, Eurasia, our podcast with Eurasianet, Masha Udensiva-Brenner interviews anti-corruption investigator Thomas Mayne about kleptocracy and what it means for democracies all over the world.

Guest: Thomas Mayne is a research fellow at the University of Exeter, currently researching money laundering through real estate. For 12 years he was responsible for Eurasian investigations at Global Witness, an anti-corruption NGO that campaigns to end the exploitation of natural resources.

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