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The Moscow Times
Russia's 'Second Most Powerful Man' Building $60M Home Near MoscowVladimir Putin, is building a new $60 million mansion on land close to a presid
Russia's 'Second Most Powerful Man' Building $60M Home Near Moscow
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
Vladimir Putin, is building a new $60 million mansion on land close to a presidential residence outside Moscow, the Vedomosti newspaper reported Wednesday. Sechin, his children, and Varvara Sechina, whose relationship to Sechin is unknown,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Who is Russia Secretly Supplying with MiGs?The official line is that the MiGs are going to North Africa, and that the exac
Who is Russia Secretly Supplying with MiGs?
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
The official line is that the MiGs are going to North Africa, and that the exact customer cannot yet be named. Russia's Vedomosti newspaper in May last year reported that the jets were going to Egypt as part of a $3.5 billion arms deal signed by... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin Pumps Iron to Show Russians His Healthy, Wholesome Sidewholesome picture. Putin's rating remains very high by Western standards. A po
Putin Pumps Iron to Show Russians His Healthy, Wholesome Side
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
wholesome picture. Putin's rating remains very high by Western standards. A poll, published on Friday in business daily Vedomosti by the Public Opinion Foundation, showed 72 percent of Russians would have voted for Putin in August, down from 76... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Budget Cuts Hit Russian Orphanages Hardadoptive parents with only minimal preparation or review, only to see those une
Budget Cuts Hit Russian Orphanages Hard
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
adoptive parents with only minimal preparation or review, only to see those unequipped parents ultimately return the children to the orphanage. Pavel Aptekar is a historian and commentator for Vedomosti. This comment originally appeared in Vedomos... Read more
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The Moscow Times
First Line of Moscow Region Express Tramway to Cost $1.5Mexpress tramway in the Moscow region is estimated at between 92 and 98 billion
First Line of Moscow Region Express Tramway to Cost $1.5M
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
express tramway in the Moscow region is estimated at between 92 and 98 billion rubles ($1.4 million to $1.5 million), the Vedomosti newspaper reported Tuesday. Seventy-five percent of this amount is expected to be provided by investors. The rest... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Pamela Anderson Main Attraction at Russia's Far East ForumKorea most of the rest.Teething Problems The event, however, appeared to get o
Pamela Anderson Main Attraction at Russia's Far East Forum
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
Korea most of the rest.Teething Problems The event, however, appeared to get off to a bumpy start, with business newspaper Vedomosti reporting Thursday that delegates had difficulty obtaining official passes and that many of those seeking to attend... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's 'Import Substitution' Is a Rip-Offthe end, many millions of Russians now have a lower standard of living thanks t
Russia's 'Import Substitution' Is a Rip-Off
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
the end, many millions of Russians now have a lower standard of living thanks to "import substitution." Konstantin Sonin, a columnist for Vedomosti, is professor of economics at the University of Chicago and the Higher School of Economics in Mos... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Officials Slam Anti-Corruption Drive as Attempt to Overthrow Governmenthas repeatedly claimed are funded and orchestrated by foreign governments — had
Russian Officials Slam Anti-Corruption Drive as Attempt to Overthrow Government
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
has repeatedly claimed are funded and orchestrated by foreign governments — had begun with such fights against corruption, Vedomosti reported. The proposal by Navalny, a prominent opposition activist who has been labeled a U.S.-sponsored... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Security Council Head Orders 'Measures' Against Officials, Who Use WhatsApp, Googlepolicy in the Nordics, Central and Eastern Europe and Russia, refused to move i
Security Council Head Orders 'Measures' Against Officials, Who Use WhatsApp, Google
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
policy in the Nordics, Central and Eastern Europe and Russia, refused to move its data on Russian users onto Russian soil, Vedomosti business daily reported. Companies have to move data to Russia by Sept. 1, or Roskomnadzor can restrict access to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
What the Papers Say, March 11, 2014post in the government and is expected to be appointed vice-chairman of Vneshek
What the Papers Say, March 11, 2014
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
post in the government and is expected to be appointed vice-chairman of Vneshekonombank state corporation; p 2 (650 words).Vedomosti 1. Alexandra Terentiyeva article headlined "Rostec goes to copper" says it took Metalloinvest company controlled... Read more
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The Moscow Times
More Business Headlinescreate significant risks for the Russian economy, Citigroup's chief economist f
More Business Headlines
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
create significant risks for the Russian economy, Citigroup's chief economist for Russia and the CIS Ivan Chakarov said, Vedomosti reported. In 2013, Russian GDP grew by 1.3 percent. Chakarov previously told journalists that growth would... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Firms Monitoring Ukraine ExposureUkraine dropped 37 percent versus the period last year, to $698 million, accord
Russian Firms Monitoring Ukraine Exposure
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
Ukraine dropped 37 percent versus the period last year, to $698 million, according to the Russian Federal Customs Service, Vedomosti reported. Exports from Russia to Ukraine were at $2.65 billion for the month, about the same volume as for January... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Wine Prices to Rise in Russia Over Ruble Crisisproduce wine in Russia are imported. Last year Russia imported 16.85 million d
Wine Prices to Rise in Russia Over Ruble Crisis
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
produce wine in Russia are imported. Last year Russia imported 16.85 million decaliters of raw materials for wine-making, Vedomosti newspaper reported Sunday, citing data from the Russian Federal Customs Service. The country's own production of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Government Presents Rosneft Privatization GuidelinesThe Russian government has announced the criteria for purchasing private shares
Russian Government Presents Rosneft Privatization Guidelines
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
The Russian government has announced the criteria for purchasing private shares of state-owned oil company Rosneft, the Vedomosti business daily reported Friday. The government is selling 19.5 percent of Rosneft's total shares, and hopes to make at... Read more
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8d
Billboard
VKontakte and Universal Music Near Licensing Dealcomplete VKontakte’s switch to offering users only legitimate music on the plat
VKontakte and Universal Music Near Licensing Deal
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
complete VKontakte’s switch to offering users only legitimate music on the platform. The leading Russian business daily Vedomosti quoted two people close to the negotiations as saying that a deal between VKontakte and UMG could be signed within... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's RBC Loses 20 Employees in Two Monthstwo months on Sunday, as deputy editor Irina Malkova and newspaper editor-in-ch
Russia's RBC Loses 20 Employees in Two Months
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
two months on Sunday, as deputy editor Irina Malkova and newspaper editor-in-chief Petra Mironenko leave the company, the Vedomosti newspaper reported Friday. Following the announcement of the dismissal of RBC editor-in-chief Yelizaveta... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Who Benefits From Russia's New Anti-Terror Laws? (aide Igor Shchegolev will write up a list of companies capable of storing that
Who Benefits From Russia's New Anti-Terror Laws? (
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
aide Igor Shchegolev will write up a list of companies capable of storing that data, section chief Ilya Massukh told the Vedomosti newspaper. Massukh said that Russia has enough manufacturers capable of supplying the needed equipment. �Kraftway... Read more
8d
The Moscow Times
Moscow Mourns Victims of Nice Attack At French Embassythan planned, the Kommersant newspaper reported Tuesday. Apple plans to provid
Moscow Mourns Victims of Nice Attack At French Embassy
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
than planned, the Kommersant newspaper reported Tuesday. Apple plans to provide a full repair service in Russia for all iPhone damages as the result of a lawsuit filed by a dissatisfied customer, the Vedomosti newspaper reporte... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Pokemon Go Cannot Hide From the Hype in Russiathe game's release with anticipation. Some Russian users have created U.S. acco
Pokemon Go Cannot Hide From the Hype in Russia
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
the game's release with anticipation. Some Russian users have created U.S. accounts specifically to download the game, the Vedomosti business daily reported Thursday. Not everyone is eager for the game's Russian release: Irbis, a nationalist,... Read more
9d
The Washington Times
Shipping costs expected to skyrocket over Russia’s new anti-terror laws: Reportsnew inspection equipment for its 42,000 branches could run upward of 500 billio
Shipping costs expected to skyrocket over Russia’s new anti-terror laws: Reports
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
new inspection equipment for its 42,000 branches could run upward of 500 billion rubles, or roughly $8.7 billion, the Vedomosti newspaper reported Wednesday. Another 100 billion rubles, or about $1.5 billion, would be needed annually for... Read more
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10d
The Moscow Times
Moscow Imam's Arrest Risks Possible Protestsof the Quran and its interpretation leave religious leaders in a difficult posi
Moscow Imam's Arrest Risks Possible Protests
The Moscow Times / Posted 10 days ago
of the Quran and its interpretation leave religious leaders in a difficult position, sociologist Denis Sokolov told Vedomosti. It is easier, and often more advantageous for authorities to simply declare anything that diverges from canonical... Read more
10d
The Moscow Times
Terror Laws to Cost Russian Logistics Firms Estimated $3BlnRussia's new anti-terror laws could cost Russian delivery companies 180 billion
Terror Laws to Cost Russian Logistics Firms Estimated $3Bln
The Moscow Times / Posted 10 days ago
Russia's new anti-terror laws could cost Russian delivery companies 180 billion rubles ($2.8 billion), the Vedomosti newspaper reported Wednesday, citing the Russian Association of Long-Distance Traders. Under the new laws, which come into force... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Terror Laws to Cost Russian Logistics Firms Estimated $3BlnRussia's new anti-terror laws could cost Russian delivery companies 180 billion
Terror Laws to Cost Russian Logistics Firms Estimated $3Bln
The Moscow Times / Posted 10 days ago
Russia's new anti-terror laws could cost Russian delivery companies 180 billion rubles ($2.8 billion), the Vedomosti newspaper reported Wednesday, citing the Russian Association of Long-Distance Traders. Under the new laws, which come into force... Read more
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10d
MacDailyNews
Apple to construct specialized repair center in Russia following lawsuit – MacDailyNewsa full repair service in Russia for all iPhone damages as the result of a lawsu
Apple to construct specialized repair center in Russia following lawsuit – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 10 days ago
a full repair service in Russia for all iPhone damages as the result of a lawsuit filed by a dissatisfied customer, the Vedomosti newspaper reported on Tuesday,” The Moscow Times reports. “The company is considering building a centralized repair... Read more
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BBC News
European media's 'sigh of relief' over May premiershipbecome a "second Iron Lady" - a preoccupation echoed by the state-owned daily R
European media's 'sigh of relief' over May premiership
BBC News / Posted 11 days ago
become a "second Iron Lady" - a preoccupation echoed by the state-owned daily Rossiyskaya Gazeta and the business daily Vedomosti. It adds that like Mrs Thatcher, Theresa May "has a reputation for steely determination and a willingness to stand... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Apple Plans to Build Specialized Repair Center in Russia After Lawsuita full repair service in Russia for all iPhone damages as the result of a lawsu
Apple Plans to Build Specialized Repair Center in Russia After Lawsuit
The Moscow Times / Posted 11 days ago
a full repair service in Russia for all iPhone damages as the result of a lawsuit filed by a dissatisfied customer, the Vedomosti newspaper reported on Tuesday. The company is considering building a centralized repair center dedicated to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Lender VTB Excluded From 2016 Privatizationwith the Izvestia newspaper in May, Sberbank president German Gref said that it
Russian Lender VTB Excluded From 2016 Privatization
The Moscow Times / Posted 11 days ago
with the Izvestia newspaper in May, Sberbank president German Gref said that it is a �purely political issue.� The Central Bank currently owns 50 percent, plus one share, of Sberbank. This story was originally published in Vedomosti on... Read more
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The Moscow Times
NATO Approves 4,000-Strong Baltic Rapid Deployment ForceNATO. Moscow implemented military reforms in the absence of an outside threat a
NATO Approves 4,000-Strong Baltic Rapid Deployment Force
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
NATO. Moscow implemented military reforms in the absence of an outside threat and could find it difficult to significantly increase the number of troops in a short period of time,� he said. This story was originally published in Vedomosti on July... Read more
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Billboard
Spotify Reportedly Revisiting Plans for Russian Launchin 2015 and canceled plans to launch in the country, may be reconsidering its s
Spotify Reportedly Revisiting Plans for Russian Launch
Billboard / Posted 14 days ago
in 2015 and canceled plans to launch in the country, may be reconsidering its strategy in the country, local business paper Vedomosti has reported. The report quotes several unnamed sources at Russian labels and media companies as saying that... Read more
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The Manila Times
Russia selling stake in diamond miner Alrosaannounce some serious cutbacks. Media have reported officials are set to freez
Russia selling stake in diamond miner Alrosa
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
announce some serious cutbacks. Media have reported officials are set to freeze budget spending for three years, which business daily Vedomosti estimated as essentially being equivalent to a 20 percent cut by 2019 if inflation is taken into acco... Read more
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The Moscow Times
TASS Journalists Given Top Jobs at Russia's RBCTwo journalists from the state-owned TASS news agency have been given top edito
TASS Journalists Given Top Jobs at Russia's RBC
The Moscow Times / Posted 16 days ago
Two journalists from the state-owned TASS news agency have been given top editorial roles at the RBC media holding, the Vedomosti newspaper reported Thursday. Yelizaveta Golikova and Igor Trosnikov — both of whom formerly worked as editors at... Read more
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The Economic Times
Russia launches diamond giant stake sale in fundraising driveannounce some serious cutbacks. Media have reported officials are set to freez
Russia launches diamond giant stake sale in fundraising drive
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
announce some serious cutbacks. Media have reported officials are set to freeze budget spending for three years, which business daily Vedomosti estimated as essentially being equivalent to a 20 per cent cut by 2019 if inflation is taken into accou... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Is the Kremlin Forcing Mikhail Prokhorov to Sell His Russian Assets?Vladimir Putin. Now, eight years on, rumors are circulating that Prokhorov, 51
Is the Kremlin Forcing Mikhail Prokhorov to Sell His Russian Assets?
The Moscow Times / Posted 16 days ago
Vladimir Putin. Now, eight years on, rumors are circulating that Prokhorov, 51, is at it again. Sell-off? In early July, Vedomosti, a respected Russian business daily, ran a banner headline: "Mikhail Prokhorov Is Selling All His Russian Assets."... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Kremlin Eyes State Alcohol Monopoly with $88M Dealalcohol producer Rosspirtprom has acquired eight new distilleries in a deal wor
Kremlin Eyes State Alcohol Monopoly with $88M Deal
The Moscow Times / Posted 17 days ago
alcohol producer Rosspirtprom has acquired eight new distilleries in a deal worth 5.7 billion rubles ($88 million), the Vedomosti newspaper reported Wednesday. The purchase included some of the largest production facilities in Russia, all of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow's Muslims Celebrate Eid al-FitrBillionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is to sell all of his Russian assets, the Vedomos
Moscow's Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Fitr
The Moscow Times / Posted 18 days ago
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is to sell all of his Russian assets, the Vedomosti business daily reported Monday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has urged Finland not to join NATO, saying that the move would provoke a Russian military... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow's Muslims Celebrate RamadanBillionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is to sell all of his Russian assets, the Vedomos
Moscow's Muslims Celebrate Ramadan
The Moscow Times / Posted 18 days ago
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is to sell all of his Russian assets, the Vedomosti business daily reported Monday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has urged Finland not to join NATO, saying that the move would provoke a Russian military... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Opposition Party Yabloko Exposes Russia�s Crimea DilemmaYabloko came after the Kremlin became irritated when Yabloko included Shlosberg
Opposition Party Yabloko Exposes Russia�s Crimea Dilemma
The Moscow Times / Posted 18 days ago
Yabloko came after the Kremlin became irritated when Yabloko included Shlosberg and Gudkov on its party list, Russia�s Vedomosti newspaper wrote, quoting an unidentified source close to the party. There is no consensus within the Russian... Read more
19d
Fortune
For Sale: 1 Russian Business Empire (Offers Over $8 Billion Please)$8 billion, according to Forbes magazine. Onexim manages his assets. Dmitry Raz
For Sale: 1 Russian Business Empire (Offers Over $8 Billion Please)
Fortune / Posted 19 days ago
$8 billion, according to Forbes magazine. Onexim manages his assets. Dmitry Razumov, Onexim’s managing director, denied Vedomosti’s account to the news agency Interfax, but confirmed that “we are always talking about acquisitions and sales or... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Billionaire Tycoon Prokhorov to Sell All Russian AssetsBillionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is to sell all of his Russian assets, the Vedomos
Billionaire Tycoon Prokhorov to Sell All Russian Assets
The Moscow Times / Posted 19 days ago
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is to sell all of his Russian assets, the Vedomosti business daily reported Monday. Prokhorov’s ONEXIM investment group has various assets in mining, finance, energetics, development and the media. Its larger assets... Read more
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Perth Now
Prokhorov's Onexim Group selling assetsRussian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov's Onexim Group is selling all its assets, the
Prokhorov's Onexim Group selling assets
Perth Now / Posted 19 days ago
Russian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov's Onexim Group is selling all its assets, the Russian newspaper Vedomosti reports. Onexim owns stakes in aluminium giant Rusal, potash firm Uralkali and power generator Quadra , among other firms. Prokhorov, the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Prokhorov's Onexim Group selling assetsRussian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov's Onexim Group is selling all its assets, the
Prokhorov's Onexim Group selling assets
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Russian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov's Onexim Group is selling all its assets, the Russian newspaper Vedomosti reports. Onexim owns stakes in aluminium giant Rusal, potash firm Uralkali and power generator Quadra , among other firms. Prokhorov, the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Why Russia's Prisma App Could Take Over the Worldmoney. Already, Mail.ru Group has invested up to $2 million in the app, accordi
Why Russia's Prisma App Could Take Over the World
The Moscow Times / Posted 22 days ago
money. Already, Mail.ru Group has invested up to $2 million in the app, according to an unidentified source cited by the Vedomosti business daily. Mail.ru is one of Russia's largest tech companies and, incidentally, Moiseyenkov's former... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Vodka Production Up by 30%The production of vodka in Russia has increased year on year by 30 percent in A
Russian Vodka Production Up by 30%
The Moscow Times / Posted 24 days ago
The production of vodka in Russia has increased year on year by 30 percent in April and 29 percent in May, the Vedomosti newspaper reported Wednesday. The increase has been informally linked to raids carried out by the the Federal Security Service... Read more
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The Moscow Times
What Does Brexit Mean for Russia?for the EU that may inspire Europe to start reforms and revise its policy towar
What Does Brexit Mean for Russia?
The Moscow Times / Posted 26 days ago
for the EU that may inspire Europe to start reforms and revise its policy toward Russia, but it will take time, the Vedomosti business daily reported Monday, citing the head of the Federation Council's foreign affairs committee, Konstantin... Read more
26d
The Moscow Times
Russian Opposition Governor Arrested for Corruption Claims Innocencebut the Kirov official's liberal political stance has drawn additional attentio
Russian Opposition Governor Arrested for Corruption Claims Innocence
The Moscow Times / Posted 26 days ago
but the Kirov official's liberal political stance has drawn additional attention to the case. Russian business daily Vedomosti called the arrest, �a crackdown on Russian liberals and strengthening of Russian siloviki, [Russian politicians or... Read more
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The Moscow Times
The Russian Internet Laughs Over Brexitnews agency reported Thursday. Wealthy Russian families lost between 25 and 75
The Russian Internet Laughs Over Brexit
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
news agency reported Thursday. Wealthy Russian families lost between 25 and 75 percent of their income in 2015, the Vedomosti business daily reported Thursday, citing the Russian Wealth Report 2016. "Our grandfathers built the Baikalo-Amur... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Wealthy Russian Families Lose Up to 75% of Their Income in 2015Wealthy Russian families lost between 25 and 75 percent of their income in 2015
Wealthy Russian Families Lose Up to 75% of Their Income in 2015
The Moscow Times / Posted 29 days ago
Wealthy Russian families lost between 25 and 75 percent of their income in 2015, the Vedomosti business daily reported Thursday, citing the Russian Wealth Report 2016. On average, families with an annual income between 15 million and 100 million... Read more

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