Those who came off the worst are the asset owners from ‘the Belousov list’. Read
The US Department of State reacted to the request of senators that asked to consider the possibility of imposing sanctions against billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov. Washington is studying whether Yevtushenkov falls under the criteria for introducing sanctions.
The American sanctions hit hard at the business of Russian ‘Aluminum King’. Oleg Deripaska is forced to get rid of his assets. The billionaire sold a share in his construction business to Yuri Chechikhin, son-in-law of the National Guard Director. Two decades ago, Deripaska had already used a similar strategy by marrying Polina Yumasheva, daughter of Boris Yeltsin’s son-in-law. The beneficial matrimony enabled the businessman to lay hands on the domestic aluminum industry. What are the potential benefits from the alliance with National Guard Director’s clan? How much is the enforcement functionary going to get in exchange for his huge administrative resource?
|He plays a role of a flak-catcher|
|He will replace Putin on the post of President again|
|He has done an excellent job as the PM before|
|Russian people like him|
|He knows what is right for Russia|