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Kobre + Kim Reps Russian Oligarch

Thu, Jul. 7, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Roman AbramovichKobre & Kim has agreed to advise Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, former owner of Chelsea FC soccer team, on judicial and administrative proceedings.

Ballard Partners Bags $900K Liberia Pact

Thu, Jun. 30, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

LiberiaBallard Partners has signed Liberia to help that corruption-plagued African nation communicate with US government officials, businesses and NGOs.


Ukraine Military Armed with Media Support

Mon, Jun. 27, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Daniel RiceDaniel Rice, who is working on a doctoral dissertation on Ukrainian military leadership, is now repping the Ukrainian Armed Forces as special advisor to its commander-in-chief.

Jamaica's Foreign Minister Taps Finn Partners

Fri, Jun. 10, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Kamina Johnson SmithFinn Partners is providing PR, media relations and thought leadership services to Kamina Johnson Smith, who is Jamaica’s minister of foreign affairs and trade. She's campaigning to head The Commonwealth.

DeSantis' Spokesperson Files as Foreign Agent

Wed, Jun. 8, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Christina PushawChristina Pushaw, the combative spokesperson for Florida governor Ron DeSantis, has registered as a foreign agent for work that she did from 2018 to 2020 for Mikheil Saakashvili, ex-president of Georgia. He's currently behind bars.


BGR Lands $2M Muslim World League Pact

Fri, Jun. 3, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

MuslimBGR Group has inked a $2.1M one-year contract to represent the Muslim World League, which calls itself the global voice of moderate Islam.

FTI Consulting Inks Pact With East Timor's Oil Company

Thu, May 19, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

TimorFTI Consulting has inked a $75K-a-month contract with Timor Gap, which is the national oil company of Timor-Leste, to develop the Greater Sunrise natural gas field that is off the coast of Australia.

BGR Provides DC Outreach for Uzbekistan

Wed, May 11, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

UzbekistanBGR Group has signed a one-year $540K contract to provide government relations services to Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade.

BGR Handles Fast-Growing Guyana

Tue, May 3, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Irfaan AliBGR Government Affairs has inked a $35K monthly retainer pact to provide strategic counsel and US outreach to Guyana, the world’s fastest-growing economy.

Finn Partners Works to Burnish Image of UAE

Fri, Apr. 22, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

UAEFinn Partners has inked a $1.3M six-month contract with the Ministry of Presidential Affairs for the United Arab Emirates to develop a communications strategy designed to bolster the image of the Gulf State.

FGH Picks Up $1.2M Assignment from the DRC

Thu, Apr. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

CongoFinsbury Glover Hering has signed a $1.2M one-year strategic communications & government affairs pact with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Libya Votes for Podesta

Tue, Apr. 19, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Tony PodestaTony Podesta is working to assure the Biden administration, Congress and the US media that the Government of Libya is committed to conducting free and fair elections this year.


Vippi Media Winds Down China Work

Mon, Apr. 18, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

BeijingVippi Media cut ties with the People’s Republic of China’s New York consulate on April 4 with the wind down of its $300K social media campaign to promote the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Plus Communications Helps Reporters Make Connections in Ukraine

Tue, Apr. 12, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

UkrainePlus Communications is working with the Ukrainian Volunteer Journalist Initiative, a community of reporters, business owners, lawyers and students, to assist foreign journalists covering the Russian invasion of the country.