The President signed a decree allowing the government to reduce its stake in Channel One below 51%. Control can be obtained by private shareholders, the largest of which is Yuri Kovalchuk's National Media Group.
In the luxurious residence on Cape Aya, which is associated with Yuri Kovalchuk and Valentina Matvienko, a berth for hundred-meter yachts appeared. And off the coast of Crimea for the first time was seen the yacht Rahil, attributed to Arkady Rotenberg.
How Crimea became a profitable business for Putin’s friends.
"Daughter" of the bank "Russia" may become the new owner of the Crimean wine producer "Inkerman". The purchase may be the second transaction of the bank in the Crimean winemaking: last year he bought out “New World”.
For the institute this project can become the first in a series of contracts of public-private partnership.
SMP Bank and Rossiya Bank, which are under sanctions, will be able to work with state-owned companies and the budget.
A distant relative of the president together with the contractor of Russian Railways and the shareholder of the Bank of Russia want to build a racing track near St. Petersburg worth 11 billion rubles.
President of the National Media Group, Kirill Kovalchuk, came under US sanctions. However, it shouldn't affect his partnership with the American holding Discovery and Turner.
The people and government of Russia cannot do anything with Rosneftegaz.
The owner of Russia Bank, Yuri Kovalchuk, and asset manager of the bank Dmitry Mansurov "settled" in the same apartment.
Crimean authorities handed over control of the airport of Simferopol to Russia Bank owned by Yuri Kovalchuk and his partner. Private investors will be able to qualify for airport revenues only when finish building a new terminal, a local official said.
Many people from the Putin's antuourage have settled next to the state residence on Lake Valdai in recent years. RBC found out who owns the land in Valdai and who neighbours the President there.
Co-owners of the Agro-Culture Group complex received loans.
Companies belonging to the godfather of the Russian president's daughter, Sergey Roldugin, owned a 20% stake in Celler Vi.
On March 20, 2014 the US government first imposed personal sanctions against Russian businessmen and top managers of state-owned companies from the Russian President Vladimir Putin's entourage.
The maximum rate in Russia is 25 rubles/km, while in Italy in comparable road sections it is twice lower.
BBC Worldwide has refused to sell a license for Tumble show to the companies co-owned by Arkady Rotenberg and Yuri Kovalchuk.
Among the shareholders of these banks are the members of Putin's inner circle, reminds the WSJ.
Peter Hervey may soon acquire the assets of Sanoma Independent Media publishing house for resale to Gazprom-Media Holding or the National Media Group.
She will head the board of the National Media Group.