The whole truth about the Russian business, oligarchs, crime and officials

Every second Russian coal company turned out to be unprofitable


The share of unprofitable coal companies in Russia exceeded 50%.

Arkady Volozh turned out to be a werewolf


The Russian oligarch, closely linked to the Kremlin, cleverly emerged from international sanctions and headed the European branch of Yandex - Yandex N.V.

Oligarch Vladimir Rashevsky released from EU sanctions


The former general director of SUEK and partner of the odious billionaire Andrei Melnichenko “came under sanctions unreasonably.”

Big business is not drowning yet, but is looking for a lifeline


Large Russian companies are refusing to pay dividends and asking for help from the government.

Yachts of Russian oligarchs entered the rental market


The yachts of Russian billionaires are rented out to everyone, but at exorbitant prices.

Latvia against Peter Aven and Mikhail Fridman


The Latvian government intends to appeal the EU Court's decision to lift some sanctions against Russian oligarchs Peter Aven and Mikhail Fridman.

Igor Rotenberg will remain under sanctions


The EU Court of Justice rejected the Russian oligarch's complaint against being included in the sanctions list.

It’s too early to sell the yacht of oligarch Suleiman Kerimov


A US court did not allow the federal government to sell the confiscated Amadea yacht.

The court banned the media from calling oligarch Usmanov the owner of the villa


A German court has ruled against a newspaper’s claim that sanctioned billionaire Alisher Usmanov is the owner of a luxury property in Bavaria, after Usmanov became the subject of an investigation based on allegations that he owned real estate in Germany.

Roman Abramovich shared his mother-in-law with Murdoch


The 93-year-old media mogul married 67-year-old Elena Zhukova.

Austria may be left without gas from Russia


If a court in the EU forces OMV to suspend payments to Gazprom, then Austria may lose Russian gas supplies.

Switzerland welcomes Russian oligarchs


How Swiss bank clients with Russian passports kept their ruble accounts.

Gazprom went into the red


Instead of the expected profit of 450 billion rubles, the “national treasure of Russia” showed a loss of almost 630 billion rubles.

Putin's oligarchs are entrenched on the Cote d'Azur


The families and loved ones of Vladimir Yevtushenkov, Vladimir Lisin, Arkady Rotenberg, Vladimir Potanin, Viktor Vekselberg, Roman Abramovich and many others feel great in French Provence.

The European Union will refuse Russian LNG


Europe plans to ban LNG imports from Russia as early as 2024.

Putin's oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov evaded international sanctions


The odious Russian oligarch managed not to fall under international sanctions and not arouse the interest of the Kremlin.

The ex-wife of Vladimir Putin was left without a villa in France


The villa of Lyudmila Putina and her new husband, Andrei Ocheretny, was arrested in Biarritz. In France, they are also preparing to arrest the villas of the Rotenberg brothers, Gennady Timchenko and the criminal duo Oleg and Sergei Toni, who stole from Russian Railways for Montapot Castle.

Russian oligarchs and officials ordered the whitewashing of their reputations


Dmitry Pumpyansky, Igor Altushkin, Sergei Chemezov, Andrey Skoch, Alisher Usmanov, God Nisanov, Maria Vorontsova, Katerina Tikhonova and many others paid for the change of their biographies on Wikipedia.

Putin's oligarchs and managers are buying Maltese citizenship


Many people who are beneficiaries of the political regime in Russia have received Maltese passports.

Vladimir Putin will cut imports for Russians


The head of the Russian Federation demanded that the share of imports in the economy be reduced to the level of the late Soviet Union - 17%. The government does not have enough currency, which is used to finance the war with Ukraine.

Norilsk Nickel is poisoning global business with its toxicity


The Russian company was not subject to sanctions, but most foreign banks refuse to work with it due to toxicity.

Leonid Mikhelson and Gennady Timchenko choked on gas


Novatek has sharply reduced gas production at the Arctic LNG 2 project due to the lack of gas carriers.

The Kremlin mafia's common fund is filling up in Vienna


The company of “Putin’s friends” easily earns billions of euros from Austria.

The wife of the head of the Russian Gazprombank Akimov does not leave the USA and Europe


She is not under sanctions and travels using a Cypriot passport.

European companies bypassed sanctions against Russia


In 2022-2023, German, Italian, and French companies supplied equipment worth 580 million euros for the Arctic LNG-2 project.

Ukraine destroys Russian oil refineries


In 2024, 7 Russian oil refineries, providing up to a third of the country’s petroleum product production, were attacked by Ukrainian drones.

Russian regions increased payments to Putin's mercenaries


The cost of a one-time payment for signing a contract with the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation from Russian regions has increased to 225 thousand rubles. Over the year it has grown 1.5 times.

The Russian army lacks weapons


The state defense order in 2023 was completed by 98%, but there is still not enough equipment.