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Reuters


Russia, Turkey, Iran near deal over Syria truce efforts
Reuters
Delegations from the Syrian government and opposition were holding indirect talks for a second day in the Kazakh capital at a time when Turkey, which ba...

CNN


FBI clears Michael Flynn in probe linking him to Russia
New York Post
The FBI has reviewed intercepted phone calls between National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and the Russian ambassador to the US and has found no evid...

BBC Sport


2018 Paralympics: Russia could miss Games, says IPC president Sir Philip Craven
BBC Sport
Russian athletes may still be banned at next year's Winter Paralympics, says the president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Sir Philip Craven also said ...

Wall Street Journal


White House Expresses Willingness to Cooperate With Russia on Islamic State
Wall Street Journal
The White House said Monday that President Donald Trump is open to cooperating with Russia on combating the Islamic State extremist group, if Russia sha...

New York Magazine


Lessons From Putin's Russia for Living in Trump's America
New York Magazine
On one of my first reporting trips to Vladmir Putin's Russia — of which there'd be so many that they'd blend into residence — my friend Alex and I got s...
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Daily Beast


Putin May Brag About Russian Sex Workers, but Hes Killing Them
Daily Beast
When unconfirmed reports alleged that Donald J. Trump had once paid sex workers in Russia to urinate on a hotel bed that had been slept on by the Obamas, Russian Pr...

New York Magazine


Is Vladimir Putin Secretly the Richest Man in the World?
Money Magazine
The Kremlin source based his estimate on Putin's alleged stakes in several companies, mostly in the oil sector. He said the Russian president controlled 3...

The Root


About Putin and His New Boo
The Root
Recently, Geppetto (Putin) took up for his new boo thang (Mango Zedong) by addressing the now infamous dossier in which a former MI6 British intelli...

Irish Times


Hungary backs EU-Russia rapprochement before Putin visit
Irish Times
Ahead of a visit by Russian leader Vladimir Putin next week, Hungary has urged the European Union to rebuild relations with Moscow and backed new US president Don...

Sports Illustrated


How Vladimir Putin acquired one of Patriots owner Robert Kraft's Super Bowl rings
Sports Illustrated
On a business trip to Russia in 2005, Kraft and a friend visited Russia and met with Putin after winning Super Bowl XXXIX, where the Patriots defeated the Philad...

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Retrial Of Putin Foe Navalny Resumes After Holiday Break
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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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