Entrepreneur In The Kremlin

New economic czar Potanin gives business an inside track

Throughout 1995, Russia's financiers and entrepreneurs made a mighty push to get their views known inside the government of President Boris N. Yeltsin. To lobby their case on everything from privatization to monetary policy to banking reform, they frequently turned to their most persuasive and well-connected colleague: Vladimir Potanin, president of Oneximbank, the largest private bank in the country.

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