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New York Times


Olympics|Russia Decision Muddies Legacy of IOC President Thomas Bach
New York Times
The committee ruled that rather than penalizing Russia with a blanket ban for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of doping-related corruption, each sports federa...

New York Times


As Democrats Gather, a Russian Subplot Raises Intrigue
New York Times
Vladimir V. Putin in Moscow last month. Democratic leaders and cyberspecialists wonder if Mr. Putin is meddling in the presidential election. Credit P...

CNN


Clinton's campaign manager: Russia helping Trump
CNN
The DNC has previously had its files hacked by an individual named "Guccifer 2.0" that may have had ties to the Russians. Hackers stole opposition research on Donald...

CBS News


Former Defense Secretary: Next president must "lay down a line" with Russia
CBS News
"Day One" is a multi-part series in which CBS News' Margaret Brennan speaks with former U.S. government officials on the major foreign policy issues the next president will inherit on the first day of their presidency.


Washington Post


Clinton campaign — and some cyber experts — say Russia is behind email release
Washington Post
A top official with Hillary Clinton's campaign on Sunday accused the Russian government of orchestrating the release of damaging Democratic Party records to help the campaign of Republican Donald Trump — and some cybersecurity experts agree.
Cybersecurity Experts Say Russia Hacked the Democrats
Bloomberg

In turmoil over leak, Democrats point finger at Russia
Jerusalem Post Israel News

Russians suspected of hacking Democratic National Committee emails
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Defense One


How Putin Weaponized Wikileaks to Influence the Election of an American President
Defense One
Close your eyes and imagine that a hacking group backed by Russian President Vladimir Putin broke into the email system of a major U.S. political party. The...

Esquire.com


Donald Trump's and Vladimir Putin's Shared Agenda Should Alarm Anyone Concerned About Democracy
Esquire.com
Since then, when Marshall gets his teeth into something, the rest of us should start to pay attention, and right now he's onto the strange collusion between He, T...

The Globe and Mail


IOC doping decision is a blow to Russian pride and Putin
The Globe and Mail
The tacit social contract between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the people – wherein his regime would provide a continually improving standard of li...


Putin's Party?
The Weekly Standard (blog)
His top campaign advisor, Paul Manafort, was the advisor to the Putin-backed stooge Viktor Yanukovich, and has deep ties to the Putin apparat. One of Trump's...

The Moscow Times (registration)


Putin Looks to Alternative Economic Reform
The Moscow Times (registration)
Presidential advisor Andrei Belousov is to prepare a new medium-term growth strategy program for the Russian economy, offering a new alternative to plans set fo...

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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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