The whole truth about the Russian business, oligarchs and officials

Olga Mirimskaya turned out to have a Kalashnikov assault rifle


Co-owner of Russian Product has been checked for involvement in the financing of Ukrainian nationalists.

Forbes included Milner in the list of 100 greatest business minds of our time


Billionaire Yuri Milner became the only Russian who entered the list of 100 greatest business minds of our time, compiled by the American magazine Forbes. The ranking also includes Paul McCartney, Giorgio Armani and others.

Vagit Alekperov purchased a Spanish yacht port for $1 billion


At the same time, the Russian government and the Central Bank will provide 1 trillion rubles to help the LUKOIL head's bank at the expense of Russian taxpayers. 

Russian Central Bank is going to take control over Binbank


Its transfer to the Banking Sector Consolidation Fund can be announced in the coming days.

AvtoVAZ lost its Japanese roots


Renault bought a share in the Russian automaker from Nissan.

Helicopter failure almost resulted in tragedy


The circumstances of the incident at the Luzhsky training ground have been revealed. 

VEB fell the victim of budget cuts


The government will reduce the state corporation's support by one third.

Banks that fail


The largest bank failures in Russia in the last 10 years.

Alexey Navalny is ordered to satisfy the lawsuit of the Sotsgosproekt fund


The court complied with the lawsuit of Medvedev's classmate to Navalny and ordered the latter to refute the information from his "He's not Dimon" film. 

Another foreign bank is leaving Russia


The Swedish Nordea group is negotiating the sale of Nordea Bank.

Moscow forests are grown in Germany


The trees and bushes for the scandalous Zaryadye park in Moscow were purchased by Sobyanin and Khusnullin in Germany. This is not an accident, because even the famous Kremlin spruce is traditionally bought by Russia in Germany. 

Mad thriller in St. Petersburg's Kresty-2


The Kresty-2 prison in St. Petersburg has been under construction for 10 years. The process involves contract murders, rampant stealing and general lawlessness.

Lyudmila Putina's villa in Biarritz fell into disrepair


Ex-wife of Vladimir Putin and Artur Ocheretnoy failed to reconstruct the mansion. 

The Lebedev family first had profit from the UK media business


For the first time, the publishing business in Britain brought banker Alexander Lebedev and his son Yevgenu a net profit, partially caused by the sale of the £24 million i newspaper, created back in 2010 on the basis of The Independent.

Dmitry Rybolovlev turned Monaco into a hotbed of Russian corruption


The Minister of Justice of Monaco resigned because of the case of billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev: the official was suspected of patronizing the business of the odious Russian oligarch. has been blocked in Russia


The website "" was blocked in Russia due to a conflict between the BBDO advertising group and the Internet shop ""

Orient Express Bank has come to a dead end


It is not excluded that the bank may soon have problems with the regulator.

Prices for new apartments in Moscow collapsed to a minimum in 4 years


The Moscow real estate market is in no hurry to notice the economic recovery seen by Rosstat, the government and the Central Bank.

Maxim Blazhko enjoys the debt


The bankrupt businessman can disappear abroad, leaving his creditors high and dry. 

Elvira Nabiullina revealed the truth about the manipulations of Otkritie Bank


In 2015, Otkritie bought up 74% of the issue of Eurobonds Russia-30, after which it manipulated their price and overstated the value on the balance sheet.

The Central Bank increased the financial hole in the capital of Jugra Bank 12-fold


Initially, the negative capital of the bank was estimated at 7 billion rubles, now it is as high as 86 billion rubles.

Nord Stream overflow


Nord Stream 2 participants will have to invest their money in the project instead of banks. 

The future shareholder of Rosneft is ready to buy shares of Oleg Deripaska's En+


Chinese trader CEFC can buy a 5% stake in En+ during the company's IPO. 

The Russian government approved the transformation of Vnesheconombank into a factory of project financing


The bank nearly died because of ineffective political projects, but the officials don't care. 

Russian scientific expenses have not changed


Russia spends on the science just as much as twenty years ago, ranking the tenth in the world.   

How much the consortium of Glencore and QIA earned on Rosneft


In addition to the proceeds from the sale of shares, they have already received 174 million euros of dividends and can receive more.

Moscow named the final cost of the Zaryadye park


Expenditures for the construction of the Zaryadye park near the Kremlin amounted to 14 billion rubles. This is almost three times more than was envisaged at the beginning of the project.

The Russian authorities are short of 2 trillion rubles in 2017


Even the Russian Ministry of Finance cannot scrape together enough money for the military, road construction and special medicine. In 2019-2020, the government will need another 4 "extra" trillion rubles.