Tag archive for ‘Russian oligarchs’
Yael Ella On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Jewish Oligarch Roman Abramovich Making Aliyah

Russian-Jewish billionaire, Roman Abramovich, the owners of British Chelsea a Premier League soccer club is expected to land today (Thursday) in Israel and apparently complete the process of immigration. Israel More...

News Brief On Friday, April 20th, 2018

British court ordered Russian oligarch to hand over his wife a $500 million yacht

A British court ordered Russian oligarch Farkhad Akhmedov, an oil tycoon, to hand over more to ex-wife Tatiana Akhmedova including a super-yacht, worth $ 500 million. This is part of Britain’s largest More...

News Brief On Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Irish High Court grants request for testimony in oligarch row

  The High Court has granted a request from the US authorities to have current and former directors of Irish-based Coral Petroleum give evidence in connection with a dispute between Russian oligarchs. The More...

Alan Gallindoss On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Billionaires’ legal battle settled between Viktor Pinchuk and Gennadiy Bogolyubov and Igor Kolomoisky

  The London High Court’s biggest and bloodiest corporate dispute between three Ukrainian oligarchs, was settled yesterday in a deal likely to have involved a payment of more than $1.3 billion to Viktor 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...

Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman
Ilan Shavit On Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Mikhail Fridman’s LetterOne Buys North Sea Fields From EON

Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s LetterOne, through its Dea subsidiary, has taken a step forward to build a portfolio of attractive oil assets after the collapse in oil prices. LetterOne Group More...

Niva Goldberg On Friday, July 24th, 2015

Abramovich spent $80 million on his new upper east side sweet home – before he started building it

British soccer club Chelsea’s owner Roman Abramovich closed on the last of three Upper East Side townhouses he plans to knock down to make way for a big mansion. His total spent so far to $80 million. Abramovich More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Bret Ratner and Mariah Carey Producing New Christmas Movie

Bret Ratner and Mariah Carey are teaming on a new Christmas movie. The producer will also make a new movie about Russian oligarchs for Warner bros. New Line Entertainment bought the rights to the project from More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Russian Oligarch Berezovsky Was Behind Putin’s Rise to Power

Vladimir Putin doesn’t exactly have the cleanest record among world leaders, but a new book, “Putin’s Kleptocracy” by Karen Dawisha discusses how his path to power was engineered More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Eighteen Russian Oligarchs Descending On Israeli Desert For Pesach

– – We learned the other day that Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich would be rappelling down rocks in the Negev next week, as part of his family’s and friends’ celebration of Pesach in Israel. Well, More...

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