Tags » Oleg Deripaska

Riding Out The Storm

This is a follow-up from my last post regarding the impact of sanctions on large companies in Russia.

I was reading the other day, not about the impact that sanctions are having on Russian companies, but of the lack thereof. 256 more words


A recent history of Russia's efforts to buy influence in US politics

This item has been updated.

Two prominent US politicians-turned-lobbyists, Trent Lott and John Breaux, are the latest weapon in Russia’s simmering conflict with the West. 887 more words

Russian billionaire to invest in new Sochi marina

Oleg Deripaska, one of Russia’s richest men, has officially announced plans to invest up to $200m on the construction of a new marina in Sochi Imereti seaport, one of Russia’s largest seaports located in the Adler area of Sochi. 254 more words

Financial Services

Helping The Strays Of Sochi

The Winter Olympics in Sochi have raised awareness of the terrible plight of stray dogs in Russia?. After local officials hired an exterminator to kill stray dogs in the run up to the Olympics, businessman, Oleg Deripaska, set up a dog rescue centre called Povodog. 376 more words


The Russian oligarchs who could be in John Kerry's sights

Len Blavatnik

Wealth $18.7bn*; Lives: New York and London

Blavatnik is technically now classed as an American after emigrating to the US from Russia in 1978, but many still see him as Russian. 958 more words


Russia's single-industry cities pose risk to economy

The issue of failing monogoroda, or single-industry cities, is rapidly becoming one of the most pressing economic issues and sources of political risk within the Russian Federation. 605 more words


Russian Billionaire's Dog Shelter Helps Putin's Olympics


Olympics volunteers sit near two stray dogs outside the Gorki media center in Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, Russia, Jan. 30, 2014.


February 10, 2014… 333 more words