All articles tagged "oligarchs"

Wife of sacked Chelsea coach writes play about Roman Abramovich Wife of sacked Chelsea coach writes play about  Roman Abramovich

6 Mar, 03:29 PM 5 comments

A play about the lives of Russian oligarchs in London, based on the life of billionaire Roman Abramovich and his circle, may be staged this year, the play’s author, wife of the former Chelsea coach, says.

Tags: oligarchs, Roman Abramovich

Jailed Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky’s pleas rejected as new trial starts Jailed Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky’s pleas rejected as new trial starts

6 Mar, 03:49 PM 5 comments

A Moscow court refused a request by lawyers defending fallen Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky to change the prosecutors at the start of his trial on fresh charges of embezzling $25 billion.

Tags: oligarchs, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Yukos

Medvedev urges Russia's rich to put paying wages before personal consumption Medvedev urges Russia's rich to put paying wages before personal consumption

16 Mar, 08:59 PM

President Medvedev has called on rich Russians to return ‘moral debts’ and make personal sacrifices to help the country deal with the crisis.

Tags: Dmitry Medvedev, financial crisis, oligarchs

President Medvedev says Russian oligarchs are responsible for their debts President Medvedev says Russian oligarchs are responsible for their debts

30 Mar, 11:04 PM

President Dmitry Medvedev has suggested that Russia's indebted tycoons and not their foreign financiers are responsible for their debts.

Tags: Dmitry Medvedev, oligarchs

Top Russian businessmen critisize government's anti-crisis plan Top Russian businessmen critisize government's anti-crisis plan

31 Mar, 10:40 PM 10 comments

The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, a lobby for the country’s biggest companies, has criticized the government’s recent plan for dealing with the financial crisis as too vague and short-sighted.

Tags: financial crisis, oligarchs



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