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politicsEU Seeks to Sanction Ex-Gymnast ‘Closely Associated’ With PutinThe European Union has proposed sanctioning Alina Kabaeva, a former gymnast who chairs the National Media Group and is reportedly closely associated with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a document seen by Bloomberg and people familiar with the matter.
May 5, 2022
wealthWho Are Russia’s Oligarchs and Can They Sway Putin?: QuickTakePlenty of countries have super-rich business leaders with political influence. Russia took this to a different level. The wealthy, connected men who enabled and profited from the transformation of Russia’s economy and society under President Boris Yeltsin came to be known as oligarchs. (An oligarchy is government by a small group of people.) Though Russian billionaires these days are routinely called oligarchs, their role in society has changed under President Vladimir Putin, complicating effort
March 21, 2022
businessCold War Banker to Putin Billionaires Walks Sanction WireWhen he’s not cruising the streets of Austria in his gray Tesla Model S, Andrey Akimov can often be found behind a desk on the seventh floor of a nondescript office building just across the Moskva River from the Kremlin.
October 23, 2014