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Vanity Fair


The Trump-Russia Scandal Is Beginning to Snowball
Vanity Fair
The federal investigations into the Russian hacking of the 2016 presidential election are beginning to come to a head. On Wednesday, Adam Schiff, the...

New York Post


Former Russian lawmaker gunned down on sidewalk
New York Post
KIEV, Ukraine — Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state terrorism...

CNN


US officials: Info suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians
CNN
Washington (CNN) The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinat...

The Atlantic


Don't Let the Russia Probe Become the New Benghazi
The Atlantic
Benghazi was a scandal that pales in comparison to Russia's interference in last year's election, especially if evidence emerges that Trump associates c...

Washington Post


The real winner of the House Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia
Washington Post
After the vote results came in last November, many Russians close to the Kremlin celebrated. “Our Trump” — or #TrumpNash, as they tweeted — had bee...
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New York Times


A Russian Critic of Putin Is Assassinated in Ukraine
New York Times
Investigators around the body of Denis N. Voronenkov, a former Russian lawmaker who was killed in Kiev, Ukraine, on Thursday. Credit Valentyn Ogirenko/Reut...

The Guardian


In the broken-down heart of Siberia, Putin is still Russia's 'good tsar'
The Guardian
But asked about Putin, she said “as a Russian, I support him fully”. In School Number 45, some children said their parents had cut back on their favourit...

Slate Magazine


Can Europe defend itself from Putin's Russia? - Slate
Slate Magazine
Two years ago, when Garry Kasparov, the chess champi...

New York Magazine


Vladimir Putin Has Already Won
New York Magazine
The biggest questions looming over Monday's congressional hearing on Russian interference in the election are ones we may never be able to answer: What exactly did Vladi...

CNBC


How Putin is disrupting the upcoming French elections
CNBC
A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin, a Lebanese billionaire and the chief executive of Total has dealt another major blow to the electoral ch...

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Russia's richest men:

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Russian Ranking World ranking Name Sources of wealth Net worth
(USD billions)
1 28 Alisher Usmanov steel, telecom, investments 18.1
2 41 Vladimir Lisin steel, investments 15.9
3 45 Alexei Mordashov investments 15.3
4 46 Vladimir Potanin metals 14.5
5 56 Vagit Alekperov LUKoil 13.5
6 57 Mikhail Fridman oil, banking, telecom 13.4
7 58 Mikhail Prokhorov investments 13.2
8 64 Viktor Vekselberg oil, metals 12.4
9 68 Roman Abramovich steel, investments 12.1
10 72 Leonid Mikhelson gas, chemicals 11.9
11 81 Andrey Melnichenko coal, fertilizers 10.8
12 99 Gennady Timchenko oil & gas 9.1
13 100 Dmitry Rybolovlev fertilizer 9
14 104 Oleg Deripaska aluminum, utilities 8.8
15 105 German Khan oil, banking, telecom 8.5
16 110 Iskander Makhmudov mining, metals, machinery 8.2
17 141 Mikhail Gutseriev oil, real estate 6.7
18 141 Alexei Kuzmichev oil, banking, telecom 6.7
19 146 Leonid Fedun Lukoil 6.5
20 146 Suleiman Kerimov investments 6.5
The above is a Forbes list of Russian billionaires. It is based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine on March 10, 2012. Russia had 95 billionaires in 2012.


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