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Russia Detains Tycoon Magomedov Over Suspected Fraud

Russia Detains Tycoon Magomedov Over Suspected Fraud

Russia arrested Summa Group co-owner Ziyavudin Magomedov, who has been in talks to sell his stake in a key port, as part of case into suspected embezzlement of state funds for infrastructure and
Xi’s Power Trip Could Change China

Xi’s Power Trip Could Change China

The president may now be in office for a long time. Is he on the right side of history?
Sexy ‘Graft’ Video May Lead Russia to Block Instagram, YouTube

Sexy ‘Graft’ Video May Lead Russia to Block Instagram, YouTube

Russia may block access to YouTube and Instagram after billionaire Oleg Deripaska won a court injunction against videos and photographs that showed him and Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Prikhodko
Putin Is Grooming a New Generation to Preserve His Legacy

Putin Is Grooming a New Generation to Preserve His Legacy

The Russian leader grooms young loyalists to ensure his policies live on.
U.S. Names Oligarchs, Kremlin Elite But Avoids New Sanctions

U.S. Names Oligarchs, Kremlin Elite But Avoids New Sanctions

The U.S. identified 210 Russian billionaires and top officials in a sweeping list required under last summer’s sanctions law, but underlined that those named aren’t being targeted for new
U.S. Treasury’s List of Putin ‘Oligarchs’ Jolts Russia’s Elite Class

U.S. Treasury’s List of Putin ‘Oligarchs’ Jolts Russia’s Elite Class

The U.S. Treasury Department is finishing its first official list of “oligarchs” close to President Vladimir Putin’s government, setting off a flurry of moves by wealthy Russians to shield their
Mnuchin Warns Against Bitcoin Becoming the Next ‘Swiss Bank Account’

Mnuchin Warns Against Bitcoin Becoming the Next ‘Swiss Bank Account’

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he will work with the Group of 20 nations to prevent cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin from becoming the digital equivalent of an anonymous Swiss bank
Russia’s Oligarchs Brace for U.S. Report Listing Putin Friends

Russia’s Oligarchs Brace for U.S. Report Listing Putin Friends

The U.S. Treasury Department is finishing its first official list of “oligarchs” close to President Vladimir Putin’s government, setting off a flurry of moves by wealthy Russians to shield their
A Putin Aide Is Eyeing Cryptocurrencies to Beat Sanctions, Report Says

A Putin Aide Is Eyeing Cryptocurrencies to Beat Sanctions, Report Says

An adviser to President Vladimir Putin said cryptocurrencies may help Russian banks avoid international sanctions, the Rambler News Service reported Tuesday.
It’s Official: Putin Says He’ll Run for Re-Election

It’s Official: Putin Says He’ll Run for Re-Election

President Vladimir Putin, who’s ruled Russia for 18 years, announced he will seek a new term in March.
Who’s an Oligarch? Rich Russians Fret Over U.S. Sanctions Label

Who’s an Oligarch? Rich Russians Fret Over U.S. Sanctions Label

When Debevoise & Plimpton lawyers held a seminar in Moscow to explain the impact of new U.S. sanctions legislation, they had to rent out a hall in a hotel to hold all the worried clients who
U.S.-Russia Relations Are in ‘Disgusting’ Condition, Medvedev Says

U.S.-Russia Relations Are in ‘Disgusting’ Condition, Medvedev Says

Relations between Russia and the U.S. are in a “disgusting” condition despite President Donald Trump’s desire to improve them, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.

Russia Welcomes Sudan Leader Wanted for Genocide by World Court

Russia warmly welcomed relations with Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir, who’s wanted for crimes including genocide by the International Criminal Court, as he made his first visit to the country.
Russia’s Medvedev Says He Met ‘Friendly’ Trump at Asia Summit

Russia’s Medvedev Says He Met ‘Friendly’ Trump at Asia Summit

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he spoke with Donald Trump at a summit meeting, describing the U.S. president as “an open, friendly person” even amid heightened tensions between their