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Russian Billionaires Lose $39 Billion in a Day on Ukraine Attack

  • Country’s stock index had one of the worst days in history
  • Lukoil’s Alekperov saw biggest decline, followed by Mordashov
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Putin Reportedly Open to Talks on Ukraine Neutrality

Russia’s wealthiest individuals were already feeling the squeeze from escalating tensions between the nation and Ukraine.

It got much worse for their net worth after Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine. In less than 24 hours, they lost $39 billion -- more than they had up to that point this year.