Especially when it is disguised.
My latest post at Forbes takes a jaundiced look at who is in the race to acquire Hypo Alpe Adria's network of Balkan banks. I'm not usually much of a conspiracy theorist, but this is the Balkans, after all - the far-fetched is mundane in that part of the world. There is something very shady going on, and I reckon the Russians are behind it.
Read about it here.
Oh, and in case the Balkans look like a black hole to you, here's a map (courtesy of Wikipedia).