Tag archive for ‘Alisher Usmanov’
Jewish Business News On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Russia’s billionaire Usmanov among investors of Uber taxi service

  USM Holdings owned by Russia’s business magnate Alisher Usmanov and his partners is one of investors of the popular Uber taxi service, a source close to the company told TASS on Sunday. The official More...

News Brief On Monday, January 18th, 2016

Russian oligarchs lose $11 billion in just 10 trading days due to weak rouble and rising oil prices

  Russian oligarchs have lost an estimated $11 billion (£7.6bn) in just 10 trading days since the turn of the year as oil prices slip and the rouble weakens. The nation is home to some of the richest men More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Why Russia’s rhythmic gymnasts are always on top? Ask Irina Viner…

Russian athletes trounced their competition at this year’s Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship, held in Stuttgart, Germany from Sept. 9 to 13, with new stars Yana Kudryavtseva and Margarita Mamun More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Simon Kuznet’s 1971 Nobel Prize in Economics Hits the Auction Block

It is only the fifth Nobel Prize to be auctioned and the first for Economic Sciences. The Nobel Prize awarded in 1971 to Simon Kuznet is going to be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on February 26, and More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Russia’s Richest Man Viktor Vekselberg to Open Solar Plant

Reeling from the dropping price of oil, the Russian economy, or at least Russia’s richest man, Viktor Vekselberg, may find hope in alternative energy. Bloomberg reports that Vekselberg’s More...

Eli Horn On Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Usmanov Bails Out Russian Football Union with $6 Million Payment for Capello

Alisher Usmanov, one of the richest men in Russia, has provided a loan to the country’s football union so it can pay the manager of the national team, who has reportedly not received his salary for More...

Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Roman Abramovich Buys Up NYC Block for his Mansion

Roman Abramovich is not letting the perilous Russian economy get him down and is finding solace in New York City, where he is purchasing most of a block to build a huge mansion, as reported to the New York More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Viktor Vekselberg Is Now The Richest Russian

  Sanctions, tanking oil prices and the freefall in the ruble have altered many fortunes, particularly the Who’s Who on the Russian’s Rich List. There has been a change of the guard, with More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Richest Russian Bleeding Cash In Current Crisis

–   As the ruble dropped dramatically last week, many of Russia’s richest saw their fortunes tumble overnight. Alisher Usmanov, the steel tycoon who owns a third of Arsenal football club More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Roman Abramovich Loses $450 Million in Ruble’s Fall

Jewish Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich just lost about $450 million due the nosedive that the Russian Ruble has taken this week against the Dollar. And his partner in the British Chelsea soccer team Alisher More...

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