The Middlemen at the Heart of an Oligarch-Industrial Complex

They oversee the flow of billions of dollars from Putin-connected Russians to companies involved in superyachts and villas. They’ve drawn the attention of a U.S. task force.

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Putin Faces Sanctions, but His Assets Remain an Enigma

On paper, the Russian president appears to own very little. Yet estimates put his hidden wealth well over $100 billion.

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As Local Health Systems Buckle, Russia’s Oligarchs Take Charge

The growing role of business tycoons in the fight against the coronavirus highlights the weaknesses of the state apparatus built by President Vladimir V. Putin.

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