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Notorious RBC Founders Try Their Hand at Blockchain

Why German Kaplun launches TMT Crypto Fund to invest into cryptocurrencies and new media resources.

Kommersant newspaper reports that RBC founders German Kaplun and Artem Inyutin, who were involved in the high-profile scandal with Armada company in 2015, agreed to launch TMT Crypto Fund together with an US businessman Julian Zegelman and a number of other investors whose names are not disclosed, for investment into blockchain and new media resources. 1,598 more words

Lichtenstein: Prokhorov Era Set To End With Nets Still NBA's Laughingstock

By Steve Lichtenstein
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Now that Mikhail Prokhorov’s deal to sell the Nets to Joseph Tsai has been closed, according to a Forbes report, it’s time to take a look at what the Alibaba co-founder has bought from the Russian oligarch. 751 more words

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The woman battling Putin for Russia's presidency made a curious trip to America

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Normally, a presidential candidate polling at just over 1% with six weeks to go would be campaigning hard across the country, in a desperate effort to drum up support. 1,370 more words

Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Was Implicated In The Russian Olympic Doping Scandal

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has apparently found himself wrapped up in the Russian Olympic doping scandal. According to reports, a whistleblower into the investigation that led to the… 335 more words

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A Taiwanese Billionaire Is Reportedly Buying 49 Percent Of The Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have a new, very wealthy member of its ownership group.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe reported on Friday that a minority stake in the NBA franchise will be bought out by Chinese e-commerce mogul Joseph Tsai, co-founder of the website Alibaba. 221 more words

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Mikhail Prokhorov Will Never Get $2 Billion For the Brooklyn Nets Without Throwing in the Barclays Center

Mikhail Prokhorov, the owner of the Brooklyn Nets, wants to sell the team. His original plan was to sell a minority share – up to 49% – and then eventually the entire thing, but apparently no one wants a piece of D’Angelo Russell’s team. 214 more words

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Russia's search for a fake presidential candidate is unearthing its rampant sexism instead

Every presidential election cycle, the Kremlin goes through a long charade of finding an opposition candidate who seems plausible enough to make the election look at least a trifle genuine. 527 more words