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The Trump administration targets Putin’s inner circle with new Russia sanctions

The US on Friday slapped new sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs, 17 senior Russian government officials, and more than a dozen Russian entities. The Treasury Department cited Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine, annexation of Crimea, aid to the Syrian government, and “malicious” cyber activities around the globe as reasons for imposing […]
The Trump administration targets Putin’s inner circle with new Russia sanctions
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Sessions in the limelight, Trump’s legal troubles, and a Russian oligarch in New Jersey — what you may have missed in the Mueller probe this week

President Donald Trump’s legal woes continued this week as a handful of prominent attorneys rejected offers to represent him amid special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Ted Olson, who served as President George W. Bush’s solicitor general, explained his reasoning for declining Trump’s offer during an interview Monday on MSNBC. […]
Sessions in the limelight, Trump’s legal troubles, and a Russian oligarch in New Jersey  —  what you may have missed in the Mueller probe this week
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House Intelligence Republicans leaked a top Senate Democrat’s private messages to Fox News — and their Senate counterparts are furious

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee reportedly leaked private text messages between the top Senate Intelligence Committee Democrat and a lobbyist connected to former British spy Christopher Steele. The messages were part of Sen. Mark Warner’s effort to set up a meeting with Steele. The committee and FBI are using […]
House Intelligence Republicans leaked a top Senate Democrat’s private messages to Fox News  —  and their Senate counterparts are furious
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Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska used details from Mueller’s indictment in a new lawsuit against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates

Wealthy Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and his associate, Rick Gates, alleging that they defrauded Deripaska’s company. The lawsuit relied, in part, on details included in special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment against the two men. Manafort came under renewed […]
Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska used details from Mueller’s indictment in a new lawsuit against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates
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What we know about Paul Manafort’s tangled web of connections to Russia

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, is currently on trial in the Russia investigation’s first court case. Manafort has long been under suspicion for his vast web of connections to Russian oligarchs and Kremlin-linked entities, which date back decades. Here’s a look at his ties to Russia. The […]
What we know about Paul Manafort’s tangled web of connections to Russia
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Inside The aluminium Factory Where Russian Billionaire Oleg Deripaska Got His Start

[credit provider=”drugoi.livejournal.com” url=”http://drugoi.livejournal.com/3613407.html#cutid1″] aluminium is the third most common chemical element on Earth after oxygen and silicon.Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska built his fortune by creating the largest aluminium company in the world RUSAL, which accounts for 11% of aluminium production and 13% of alumina production worldwide.
Inside The aluminium Factory Where Russian Billionaire Oleg Deripaska Got His Start
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The Biggest Losers: Russian Oligarch Edition

CLICK TO START > In the past decade, while you were trying to survive the dotcom collapse and $4 gas, commodity-owning Russia was getting rich (well, some Russians, anyway). Moscow became a city of billionaires, and a year ago, these young, impossibly wealthy moguls were taking over the world.
The Biggest Losers: Russian Oligarch Edition