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The Treasury Department Monday eased sanctions on Russian aluminum producer Rusal and said it would consider lifting them altogether if the company severs ties with Oleg Deripaska, a Russian oligarch with close ties to President Vladimir Putin. Rusal was sanctioned earlier this month by ...
3 Russian oligarchs sue Christopher Steele. Anchor Muted Background. By Katelyn Polantz, CNN. Updated 7:17 PM ET, Fri April 20, 2018. (CNN) Three Russian oligarchs who've previously sued over the publication of the Trump-Russia dossier have opened a new lawsuit in DC's local court against ...
Amid this manoeuvring, the big question for Theresa May, as the UK considers its own toolkit of measures, is whether sanctions will cause genuine discomfort to the Kremlin. Some informed observers say knocking a few billion off the personal wealth off an oligarch class that few ordinary Russians have ... government

Washington's imposition of unexpectedly tough sanctions against several leading oligarchs is in many respects a game changer for Russia, with .... having their assets in Russia seized, but any oligarch cut off completely from international financial markets might be more amenable to shifting funds home.
All told, seven Russian oligarchs, 12 companies they own, and another 17 Russian government officials are targeted by the sanctions, which freeze assets held in the U.S. and ban Americans from doing business with those named. Among the sanctioned are Putin's ex-son-in-law, his former bodyguard, ... oligarch
We first asked what, to him, is the definition of "oligarch." "Oligarchs are rich Russian businessmen who are close to the seat of power in Russia," he said, adding that "almost any rich Russian businessman is an oligarch, because in Russia there is a close relationship between private wealth and ...
A number of the reigning oligarchs—among them Mark Zuckerberg (net worth $64.1 billion), Elon Musk (net worth $20.8 billion), Richard Branson (net worth $5.1 billion) and Stewart Butterfield (net worth $1.6 billion)—are calling for a guaranteed basic income. It looks progressive. They couch their ...
Gruinard is known as Anthrax Island after being used for testing biological weapons during the Second World War. It is uninhabited today due to fears of ongoing contamination. Little is known about the group of Russian oligarchs bidding to buy the island, except for their second names: Kulagin, Glebov, ...
The U.S. Treasury Department in January listed him as one of 96 "oligarchs" close to President Vladimir Putin. Magomedov's Caspian Venture Capital fund has investments in ride-hailing service Uber, Diamond Foundry, a company that produces man-made diamonds, and online leisure activities company ...
A Russian oligarch touched down in New Jersey: A private jet belonging to Oleg Deripaska arrived in the US in August 2016, shortly after a meeting between Paul Manafort and a mysterious Russian operative named Konstantin Kilimnik, who has now at the center of the Russia controversy. Mueller has reportedly been ...
All of Russia is pondering this question. The Presidential Administration has tried to think up some vision for the next term but without success. Judging by Putin's address to the Federal Assembly on March 1, we see a combination of two incompatible things. The first part is made up of fantastical plans for the development of ...
"Russian oligarchs love buying property in the most prestigious areas of London which they regard as epicentres of the British establishment... It's like a symbol of them being accepted by the British establishment." So it is actually quite a small area of London, mostly within a stone's throw of Buckingham or ...
The poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in the English countryside has roused Britons to two truths: Vladimir Putin regards their country as an easy mark, but it's also an extremely pleasant place for his oligarchs to live. Americans, take note. Finally, finally, there's talk of hitting back at Putin where his filthy-rich ...
Worth an estimated €9 billion, Abramovich is the most celebrated Russian oligarch to make his home in London but he is not short of company. A mile away in Belgravia, aluminium magnate Oleg Deripaska owns 5 Belgrave Square, the former home of the mid-20th century Conservative politician, diarist ...

Manafort is alleged to have played key roles in this operation, too, working with oligarchs and the Russian mafia to launder money through sham New York real estate deals. The proceeds of this overall scam allegedly went to fund Yanukovych and his political party and to bribe and control other Ukrainian ...
The Lib Dems have challenged three prominent UK-based oligarchs to condemn the Kremlin over the Salisbury nerve attack. Party leader Sir Vince Cable called on Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich, Arsenal FC co-owner Alisher Usmanov and energy magnate Oleg Deripaska to speak out. It comes ...
Facebook's reckless vanity has made the headlines again, with the revelation that data it held on about 50 million users was exploited commercially without their consent, and that when Facebook found out about this, it did pathetically little. We only know this thanks to the bravery of a whistleblower. This is ...
The exiled Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky has said he has decided not to employ personal security guards in London despite the rising unease among the Russian diaspora, because he recognises that if the Russian president wants him dead “no amount of security measures can prevent that”.
Things changed when the oligarchs started buying the most expensive properties in London and Surrey, opening bank accounts for their companies (many of which were based in overseas British island territories) and buying British football clubs. Boris Johnson, then mayor of London, welcomed them in ...
Ministers are plotting new sanctions against Vladimir Putin and Kremlin-linked oligarchs after the Russian government expelled 23 British diplomats and launched an assault on its cultural ties with Britain. A government source said “detailed conversations” were taking place over the “next steps” after the ...
Fordstam, the company owned by Mr Abramovich, who was named on the US Treasury list, owns properties in west London, including in the Chelsea Village development and on Chelsea Manor Street. When Mr Navalny urged Britain to target Mr Abramovich's assets, the oligarch's spokesman declined to ...
As British investigators examine the theory that a deadly Soviet-developed nerve agent was put into the luggage of Yulia Skripal before she flew from Moscow to Britain on March 3 to visit her father, former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, the aftermath of their March 4 poisoning is spreading throughout Russia and the West.
If they do, a careful risk assessment should be conducted to see whether to proceed with future business and what measures, such as contract provisions, might allow them to exit from the contract or relationship if the oligarch is subject to actual sanctions in future. Companies selling to or purchasing from ...
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said there would be additional sanctions against Russian government officials and oligarchs "for their destabilizing activities." Mnuchin did not give a time frame for those sanctions, which he said would sever the individuals' access to the U.S. financial system.
Tensions heating up between Russia and the UK in the aftermath of the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, could hit members of the Russian elite hard if it leads to the country's oligarchs being denied access to the luxuries of London. The most prominent rich Russians ...
Prime Minister Theresa May disappointed opposition activists in Russia on Wednesday by ignoring their calls to sanction Russian businessmen and officials close to President Vladimir Putin in retaliation for the attempted murder of a former spy in the English city of Salisbury. Instead, May told Parliament, ...
As Britain weighs possible retaliatory actions against Russia over the poisoning of a former spy in England last week, a top Kremlin opponent has called for the U.K. to impose targeted sanctions against oligarchs close to Vladimir Putin with assets in London. Britain is considering its options after a chemical ...
A Russian businessman and associate of a Russian oligarch critical of Vladimir Putin was reportedly found dead at the age of 69. Nikolai Glushkov, who served as a former deputy director of Aeroflot, was found dead in Britain, Russia's Business FM Radio station reported, according to The Telegraph.
You may have heard or read the phrase 'Russian oligarch' in relation to this. ... Are oligarchs confined to Russia or are they found elsewhere? ... An intense struggle between oligarchs from Russia's privately owned multinational corporations – which include the captains of its petroleum, natural gas, and ...
The poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in the English countryside has roused Britons to two truths: Vladimir Putin regards their country as an easy mark, but it's also an extremely pleasant place for his oligarchs to live. Americans, take note. Finally, finally, there's talk of hitting back at Putin where his filthy-rich ...
Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Russian oligarch, reportedly spoke to Kremlin and Syrian officials before a group of Russian mercenaries he's thought to control attacked US forces earlier this month in Syria. Citing intercepted communications in US intelligence reports, The Washington Post reported on Thursday that Prigozhin told a ...
A wealthy son-in-law of a Russia-based billionaire has struck a plea agreement with special counsel Robert Mueller, pleading guilty to a charge of lying to federal investigators probing allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. Alex van der Zwaan, son-in-law of Russian oligarch German ...
Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska is stepping down as the head of Russia's Rusal aluminium empire only days after he was named in a corruption scandal and appeared on the U.S. list of oligarchs who benefit from their ties with the Kremlin. Rusal and its parent company EN+ Group announced Deripaska's ...
Washington (CNN) Before a Russian mercenary attack on US and allied forces in Syria earlier this month, the Russian oligarch believed to control the mercenaries -- a man who the US special counsel indicted last week -- was "in close touch" with Russian and Syrian officials, The Washington Post reported ...
Mueller Charges Son-in-Law of Russian Oligarch for Allegedly Lying About Communications With Gates. By Chad Day and Eric Tucker. Published at 9:19 AM EST on Feb 20, 2018 | Updated at 1:20 PM EST on Feb 20, 2018 ...
The Russian oligarch who owns the Brooklyn Nets is backing a lawsuit filed by three Russian athletes against the main whistleblower in Russia's doping ... Andrew Weiss of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace said Russian oligarchs have not used the U.S. court system very often, relying ...
Last week, Rusal appealed to a London court to stop Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich's holding from selling his 6 per cent stake in Norilsk Nickel to one of Mr Potanin's companies. Mr Abramovich acquired the stake in 2012 as part of a peace deal between the oligarchs reportedly backed by ...
Above: Graphics of Facebook pages created by the Russian troll factory being shown during the Russian oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin (at far left) helping President Vladimir Putin at an official dinner in 2011. Prigozhin is one of 13 Russians indicted by a federal grand jury for interfering in the US elections.
Their leader is Russian oligarch Egveny Prigozhin, who paid for the disinformation campaign. The event apparently took place around May 29, 2016, just days before Prigozhin's 55th birthday on June 1. Prigozhin is closely tied to the Russian president and is known as “Putin's chef,” with his companies ...
Photograph: Cate Gillon/Getty Images. Abramovich won a £3bn battle against exiled oligarch Boris Berezovsky in 2012, who was found dead at his multi-million pound home near Ascot the following year. Abramovich's barrister Jonathan Sumption QC was said to have earned more than £1m representing ...
The testimony once again drew attention to the Trump administration's Russia approach, which came under criticism in January when it released the long-awaited Russian Oligarch List. The slapdash release of that list set off a new round of recriminations between Washington and Moscow about election ...
In a fierce break from Kremlin-friendly rhetoric, the White House on Thursday condemned a cyber-attack launched by the Russian military on Ukraine. Last year's June malware attack, known as “NotPetya,” “was part of the Kremlin's ongoing effort to destabilize Ukraine and demonstrates ever more clearly ...
Russia has blocked the popular website of opposition leader Alexei Navalny over his investigation of an oligarch connected to former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. The state communications oversight agency banned Navalny.com after oligarch Oleg Deripaska won a court decision against the ...
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he will, "in the near future," issue new sanctions against wealthy Russians in retaliation for Moscow's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "We are actively working on those sanctions," Mnuchin told the Senate Finance Committee during a hearing on ...
Are you otherwise aware of any business or financial relationships between Mr. Steele and Russian government officials, Russian oligarchs, ... If Steele worked for a Russian oligarch with close ties to Putin, it is likely to change prevailing views of the Russia investigations of the past year and a half.
MOSCOW — Russia has threatened to block YouTube and Instagram if they do not take down videos and photos relating to Oleg V. Deripaska, an oligarch who was once close to President Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort. A billionaire aluminum and mining magnate, Mr. Deripaska was ...


 

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