The Overview podcast: what can London do about Russian money launderers?
UK is cracking down on Russian dirty money in the English capital following Ukraine invasion
In each episode of The Overview, The Week examines one story from the headlines, looking back through history to explain how we got to the current situation – and predicting what will happen next.
With contributions from The Week’s writers and insights from leading specialists in our topics, the podcast is a concise exploration of the debates and questions shaping the news agenda of today and the future.
In this week’s episode:
London has earned a global reputation as a financial centre for dirty Russian money, but how and why?
What is the UK doing to tackle the laundering of corrupt assets in so-called Londongrad? And what more could and should be done in the future?
Presented by Julia O'Driscoll with Theo Tait, editor of The Week magazine, and guests Robert Barrington, an anti-corruption professor at the University of Sussex, and journalist and author Oliver Bullough.