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Vladimir Putin’s deputies responding to protests turn focus on to ringleaders

Vladimir Putin brushed off complaints of election fixing during his annual televised live chat with the nation on Thursday ,…

Putin Challenger Vows To Pardon Khodorkovsky

The Russian billionaire who this week announced his challenge to Vladimir Putin for Russia’s upcoming presidential election says his first…

Meet Mikhail Prokhorov

The surprise candidate in the 2012 Russian presidential election is a billionaire businessman and, judging by these images, every bit…

‘Prokhorov seeks to articulate the democratic mood’

Mikhail Prokhorov’s decision to run in next year’s presidential election may signal a new era of political pluralism in Russia….

Russian billionaire challenges Putin for Kremlin

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov announced on Monday that he would challenge Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the upcoming presidential elections…

Prokhorov sees no alternative to Putin, urges ruling party reform

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov said in his blog he saw no alternative to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as president but…

Kennedy Center to turn Russian

Some gifts require imagination, others – an explanation. Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin has given… a $5 million gift to Washington’s…

Moscow court sanctions arrest of Luzhkov’s brother-in-law

A Moscow court sanctioned on Wednesday the arrest of Viktor Baturin, the brother-in-law of former Moscow mayor Yury Luzhkov, on…

Luzhkov’s brother-in-law charged with fraud

Russian businessman Viktor Baturin, the brother-in-law of former Moscow mayor Yury Luzhkov, was charged with attempted fraud on Tuesday, a…

Portsmouth F.C.’s Russian owner may appear in London court

Russian billionaire Vladimir Antonov, the owner of England’s Portsmouth football club, may appear before a London court on Friday after…

Sexy images of La Dolce Vita

German billionaire Gunter Sachs made his name as a photographer, playboy and prolific art collector. A selection of photographs by…

Russian billionaire Ivanishvili stripped of Georgian citizenship

The Georgian authorities have deprived Bidzina Ivanishvili, a Georgian-born billionaire living in Russia, of his citizenship, citing the nation’s ban…

New York’s Mayor Bloomberg can shoot down airplanes

The New York Police Department has given the city’s best-known billionaire one big, big gun. Michael Bloomberg has presided over…

Right Cause party pledges to return $21 mln in donations

Russia’s Right Cause party will return almost 650 million rubles ($21 million) of donations made to support its former leader…

Prokhorov Weighs Options Following Controversy

Prokhorov Weighs Options Following Controversy By Nikolaus von Twickel The St. Petersburg Times Published: September 21, 2011 (Issue # 1675)…

Court orders transparency over knife attack on Khodorkovsky

A regional court has ordered prison authorities in Siberia to provide documents detailing an investigation into the beating of a…

Russian Tycoon Lebedev Punches Talk Show Guest

WATCH: Russian tycoon Aleksander Lebedev becomes embroiled in a punch-up with a fellow guest on a TV talk show. Russian…

Alexander Lebedev in Russian TV punch-up

The Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev may pride himself on not interfering with the editorial policy of his UK newspapers, the…

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov ousted from pro-Kremlin party

Billionaire Russian metals tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov promised on Thursday to exact revenge on a top Kremlin official after the businessman…

Alfa exerting pressure on Rosneft management

Alfa Group, controlled by billionaire Mikhail Fridman, is putting pressure on the management of Russian oil giant Rosneft and the…

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