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Vitaly Churkin, Russia's ambassador to UN, dies suddenly at 64
CNN
(CNN) Tributes poured in Monday for Vitaly Churkin, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations who died suddenly in New York. He was remembered for his int...

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Russian report on Trump's psychological makeup called him 'naive'
New York Post
Russian strongman Vladimir Putin ordered up a dossier on President Trump's psychological makeup to help him prepare for their first sitdown, a new report s...

New York Times


A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump Associates
New York Times
President Trump on his way to Charleston, S.C., on Friday. Although he has expressed hope that the United States and Russia can work together, it is unclear...

Aljazeera.com


Russia rejects Montenegro's coup claims
Aljazeera.com
"Russia has not, does not and will not interfere in the internal affairs of another state, particularly Montenegro with which we enjoy very good relations," he ...

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Senate Asks Federal Agencies to Preserve Records on Russia
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The bipartisan leadership of the Senate Intelligence Committee is requesting federal agencies preserve all records relevant to the committee's investigation into Russia's impact on the 2016 presidential election, a Senate aide confirmed to NBC News.
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Russia Compiles Psychological Dossier on Trump for Putin
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MOSCOW — A dossier on Donald Trump's psychological makeup is being prepared for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Among its preliminary conclusions is...

Daily Mail


Vladimir Putin has a '$200 billion fortune' | Daily Mail Online
Daily Mail
During his nearly two decades in power, Vladimir Putin's net worth...

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German Nationalist Petry Met With Putin Allies
U.S. News & World Report
Germany's most prominent nationalist politician Frauke Petry has held talks with Russian lawmakers, including senior members of President Vladimir Putin's

New York Times


Our Putin
New York Times
WASHINGTON — On June 18, 2001, I attended Vladimir V. Putin's first meeting with the American news media. We were seated at a large round table in the wood-paneled Kremli...

Daily Beast


When Putin's Killers Descended on London
Daily Beast
Before escaping in 2000, Litvinenko had worked for the FSB, Russia's intelligence service, and the main successor agency to the KGB. Putin himself had bee...

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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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