For the first time in more than ten years, the Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov gave an interview to the Financial Times; he spoke about relations with Putin and Abramovich, sanctions and heirs, and parting with Arsenal.
Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg gave the first big interview after falling under US sanctions. He told why it became for him a “total life crisis”, why he attended Trump's inauguration and why he could no longer be a “man of the world.”
Lawyers of billionaire Oleg Deripaska will create a fund to pay journalists who will investigate the reasons for getting a businessman under US sanctions. The size of the fund is more than half a million dollars.
The Financial Times published an investigation in which it claims that Russia at the state level was trying to push the election of Arkady Dvorkovich as president of FIDE. We have gathered the main facts from this investigation.
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The situation will change when Abramovich and Usmanov will be denied access to their real estate properties in Europe, he said.
The founder of bankrupt Mezhprombank and former Senator Sergei Pugachev, who was arrested in absentia in Russia, in an interview to Financial Times British newspaper said that the Russian economy is transformed into a feudal system, and businesses own their assets only in name, while actually being "the serfs" of Vladimir Putin, the country's president.