Journalism

Tom Burgis has reported from more than 40 countries. Here's a selection of his work, including pieces on Putin, Trump, North Korea, China's man in Africa, and a mysterious oligarch.

A problem like Putin

The war in Ukraine began with corruption

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Tory donors, Russian money

The donor, the Russian deals and the Conservative money machine.

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Silent witnesses

What do three corpses have to do with a corruption case?

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The struggle for Kazakhstan

Nazarbayev and the power struggle over Kazakhstan’s future

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Spies, Lies and the Oligarch

A battle over fugitive billionaire Mukhtar Ablyazov stretches from Kazakhstan to Knightsbridge.

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Tower of Secrets

The Tower of Secrets reveals the links between a shadowy world of post-Soviet money and a future president

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China in Africa

For a decade, Sam Pa has opened doors for Beijing in Africa. But his story reveals a troubling side to China’s ambitions.

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Breaking the secrecy curse

It's time to treat dirty money like speeding care

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A leak from Kleptopia

While we surrender privacy, kleptocrats hoard secrecy

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Dark money

The City of London is a global hub for illicit finance.

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The Secrets of Office 39

How the North Korean regime makes its money.

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Congo's Deadly Riches

Why a US law failed to stem the trade in conflict minerals.

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Isabel dos Santos

'Lunch with the FT' with Africa’s richest woman.

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