The three biggest names on the list of Russian nationals sanctioned by the US on Friday are Oleg Deripaska, Viktor Vekselberg, and Alexander Torshin. Torshin and Deripaska are known to have been in indirect contact – through their associates – with members of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Vekselberg, meanwhile, […]
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 […]
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. […]
A private jet belonging to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska landed in the US shortly after a meeting between former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former Russian military intelligence operative Konstantin Kilimnik. The news sheds light on a pivotal time in the 2016 US election, during which Manafort offered “private […]
The FBI was barred by Thai officials from meeting with Belarussian sex guru Anastasia Vashukevich, who is serving jail time after violating the terms of her visa. Vashukevich claimed she has evidence about Russian meddling in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump’s ties to Russians like billionaire Oleg Deripaska. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Nathaniel ‘Nat’ Rothschild has lost his libel suit against the Daily Mail, The Telegraph reports. The judge in the case found the paper’s allegations to be “substantially true.”
[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.
The never-ending saga around Norilsk Nickel company has recently got one more twist.
Steel tycoon Vladimir Lisin is Russia’s richest billionaire, according to a list compiled by the Finans Magazine.
Apparently there’s a loophole in the law that allows barred foreign citizens to enter the United States. They just need to have a meeting with Goldman Sachs (GS). At least that’s our interpretation of this story.
The Russian oligarchs have been reduced to begging—successfully (sort of)—the Kremlin for bailouts. But Putin is smarter than our government and has terms that, well, only an oligarch could love.
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.
What kind of world will we live in without Russian billionaires?