Reading Time: 3 minutes The Nation magazine is inviting readers to join them on an exciting sightseeing tour of Russia to experience its rich history, politics, and culture. But a few things were noticeably missing in this package. Here’s what a WhoWhatWhy tour would look like.
Reading Time: 16 minutes What do President Donald Trump and a number of Russian oligarchs have in common? Answer: Deutsche Bank. We pick up where we left off by examining how Trump first became involved with the international colossus — a bank catering to clients who understood that sometimes the line between profit and illegality blurs.
Reading Time: 19 minutes International banking colossus Deutsche Bank has a track record of deploying illegal financial trading, money laundering, and shady offshore tax shelters in the service of the global elite. Should anyone be surprised that Deutsche is on Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia investigation radar?
Reading Time: 15 minutes An overview of Guardian correspondent Luke Harding’s exposé of the 40-year Trump/Russia collusion.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Was there some sort of attack on US embassy personnel in Havana? If so, who stands to gain? Certainly not Cuba. Now a similar incident in another part of the world points to a familiar foe.
Reading Time: 17 minutes WhoWhatWhy’s founder Russ Baker recently sat down for an in-depth interview on a range of important topics, including propaganda, Russiagate, mass shootings, and more.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Donald Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns has long been a subject of conjecture. To that, we’d like to add a related mystery: Why did the IRS begin auditing Donald Trump in 2002? Why that year in particular? Donald Trump’s finances were always complicated and fertile ground for the IRS, yet, it only began Read More
Reading Time: 14 minutes Why and how has Russia become our enemy, even while we do business with so many governments worse than Russia and despots worse than Putin? These are questions posed by this week’s podcast guest.
Reading Time: 26 minutes This past week, you may have seen financier Bill Browder everywhere. However, as far back as May of 2015, and then again in March of this year, WhoWhatWhy spoke to Browder about Russian intentions and methods.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Russian-born journalist Arkady Ostrovsky takes a deeper look at Russian history to help us better understand today’s headlines.