Tag archive for ‘Politics of Russia’
Ilan Shavit On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Under Political Pressure, Russian Billionaire Mikhail Fridman Sells Energy Assets in North Sea

Swiss petrochemicals company Ineos has agreed to acquire a strong portfolio of natural gas assets in the North Sea from a UK subsidiary of DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG, which is part of Russian billionaire, Mikhail More...

News Brief On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Khodorkovsky knows name of Nemtsov’s murderer

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot dead on February 27 while walking near the Kremlin in Moscow UNIAN: Russian businessman and opposition activist Mikhail Khodorkovsky has said that he is 80% sure More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, March 6th, 2015

Leonid Bershidsky: UK Government Unfair in Picking on Mikhail Fridman

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron threatened to force Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman to sell his North Sea Energy assets unless Fridman gives him assurances. According to Reuters, a spokesman for Cameron More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, March 6th, 2015

Rotenberg Brothers, Putin’s Billionaire Judo Buddies, Thrown by US Sanctions

U.S. sanctions appear to be having an effect on government and individual Russians’ finances, if not on actual policies of the Putin regime. Billionaires in Putin’s inner circle are being hit hard, More...

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