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Top Domestic News

NBCNews.com


Advisers Don't Want Trump Talking About Russia. But He Is
NBCNews.com
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's senior staff, energized by recent Republican wins in South Carolina and Georgia, urged the president not to talk about th...

New York Times


IOC Chief Says Russia Will Face Sanctions, Despite New Antidoping Efforts
New York Times
Russia made it a crime to facilitate doping, devoted more money to drug-testing the nation's athletes and laid out a plan to establish mandatory antido...

Washington Examiner


Congress ignores White House pressure to tweak Russia sanctions bill
Washington Examiner
The House and Senate are on a path to quickly tweaking and passing a bill imposing new sanctions against Russia and Iran, possibly before they leave for the Jul...

NBCNews.com


Coats Tells House Investigators President Trump Seemed Obsessed with Russia Probe
NBCNews.com
Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, told House investigators Thursday that President Trump seemed obsessed with the Russia probe and repeat...

Krebs on Security


Why So Many Top Hackers Hail from Russia
Krebs on Security
Conventional wisdom says one reason so many hackers seem to hail from Russia and parts of the former Soviet Union is that these countries have tr...
Top Putin News

Fox News


Did Putin show Oliver Stone a fake video? Director may have been fooled by Russian president
Fox News
It may be a tempest in a teacup, or, perhaps, a storm in a samovar. Russian social media is reacting strongly to something President Vladimir Putin showed filmm...

Newsweek


Putin's Timeline of Aggression Against the US
Newsweek
After a health check, Putin donned a flight suit and took the commander's position in the strategic bomber, which was piloted by Major General Anatoly Zhikharev, with a colonel and a lieutenant colonel in charge of navigation, Russian media reported.


Telegraph.co.uk


Russian internet users ponder what Vladimir Putin told grumpy Dmitry Medvedev
Telegraph.co.uk
Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev, the Russia prime minister, were caught in a sudden down pour as they attended a ceremony outside the Kremlin ...



NBCNews.com


Vladimir Putin: 87 Percent of Russians Back Leader on Global Issues
NBCNews.com
LONDON — President Donald Trump isn't the only person who admires Vladimir Putin: He boasts sky-high approval ratings in Russia. A new Pew Research Center su...

Is Putin the richest man in the World?

 

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Russia's richest men:

read: How much is Putin worth?
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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