Last year, Steve Cohen made a great deal. He...
Lots of delicious options here people.
Allegedly the world's biggest white truffle.
A familiar name.
Learn more Russian — "krysha".
Learn a new Russian word — "prikhvatizatsiya," or "grabification."
"You must be out of your mind!"
That's what the Russian media calls him, anyway.
He's an intern at a bank in London.
It was a very bad year.
Have you ever heard of Evraz?
[credit provider=”Facebook/Limassol Marina” url=”https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=246076545508458&set=a.246076538841792.53472.100003183439372&type=1&theatre”] The tiny island country of Cyprus is in the spotlight this week for a surprise bailout plan that was specifically designed to tax deposits held by Russian gangsters and oligarchs.You see, wealthy Russians love the country’s lax citizenship requirements, which provides an easy way to get black […]
[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffcueHZHI6Y”] Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev is the largest shareholder in the Bank of Cyprus, with a 9.9% stake in the company.He may have slept better this weekend when European officials announced that Cypriot banks would get a much-needed bailout, but on the condition that they accept a one-time […]
Ever since European officials started talking about another Cypriot bank bailout, the elephant in the room has been the billions of dollars of Russian “black money” in the country’s bank accounts.
[credit provider=”Carsten Koall/Getty Images”] A reminder for everyone shocked by the terms of Cyprus’ bailout this weekend — back in November German paper Der Speigel leaked a German intelligence report that said a bailout of Cyprus’ banks would be a bailout for Russian oligarchs and mafiosi that take advantage of the island’s […]
[credit provider=”Getty Images”] Yes, world leaders need to talk about the most important issues of our time, but they also need to blow off a little steam.That’s why there are parties at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Usually, as the Washington Post reports, the most epic of those parties […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/stefan.erschwendner” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/stefanerschwendner/4822681611/”] Timing couldn’t have been worse. Or more opportune. A “secret” report by the German version of the CIA, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), bubbled to the surface.It asserted that the pending bailout of Cyprus would use the money of taxpayers in other countries, particularly in Germany, to bail out […]