All Posts Tagged With: "Oleg Deripaska"

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Yulia Latynina on Putin and the Wildfire Crisis

Writing for the Moscow Times, journalist Yulia Latynina discusses what the Russian government’s handling of the current wildfire crisis is unacceptable by contemporary standards.

Aug 4, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Oligarch Admits Ties to Mafia

Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska has admitted that he gave money to criminal organizations in the 1990s to protect his business interests.

May 14, 2010 | Continued
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Irkutsk Ecologists Harassed by Center “E” for Protesting

An organization of Russian ecologists protesting the reopening of a toxic paper mill say that they are being harassed by police from the notoriously brutal Center for Extremism Prevention.

Mar 1, 2010 | Continued
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Anger at Putin Flares in Irkutsk and Samara

Russians called for Prime Minister Putin to step down in two large but unrelated protests over the weekend, following a trend set by a massive anti-governmental rally in Kaliningrad in late January.

Feb 16, 2010 | Continued
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Putin: “Here, Thank God, There Aren’t Any Elections”

In a four hour live broadcast on Thursday, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin fielded questions from “ordinary Russians” on a wide variety of topics, including his possible aspirations to run for a third term as president.

Dec 4, 2009 | Continued
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Number of Billionaires in Russia Shoots Past 100

The number of super-wealthy Russians nearly doubled in 2007, and Russia now houses the second largest number of billionaires in the world. Oleg Deripaska leads the list with a value of some $40 billion.

Feb 19, 2008 | Continued
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Kremlin Oligarch Shakeup Continues

As the inevitable power struggle builds toward the March 2008 presidential elections, we are continuing to see purges and punishments within the structure of the Putinocracy. The latest loser is Mikhail Gutseriyev, president of Russneft, who has been under pressure for over a year. The Kremlin is increasingly eager to place as many assets as […]

Aug 4, 2007 | Continued