Weekly Roundup: Zimbabwean Officials Laundering Billions of Dollars, Sanctions Evader Escapes House Arrest in Italy, and More

An investigation by Al Jazeera found that Zimbabwean officials are accepting and laundering billions of dollars of cash from criminals around the world through gold sales, wire transfers and a network of shell companies. More Uebert Angel, one of Zimbabwe's most influential diplomats, has emerged as a key suspect in the scheme, Al Jazeera reported. More Artem Uss, a politically connected Russian national fighting extradition from Italy to the U.S. after allegedly leading a global procurement network that funneled American-made microchips to the Russian defense industry in violation of U.S. sanctions, escaped from house arrest near Milan, Radio Free Europe...