Vice PM says no oligarchs in Russia, only "good businessmen"
According to Russia's Vice Prime Minister, only "good businessmen" are now working in the country.
Speaking to Bloomberg TV's correspondent during a forum in Davos, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich says that there are no oligarchs in Russia.
According to the official, an oligarch is a character from the 90's.
"Now we have only good businessmen, socially responsible people who care about the country and earn money, running responsible business," Dvorkovich says, responding to a question about the ‘well-being’ of the oligarchs in connection with the new sanctions.
As for the sanctions, according to the Vice PM, they make life of the businessmen more difficult, but still bearable.
Earlier on January 24, during the session of the Davos forum Strategic Outlook: Russia, Dvorkovich says responding to a question about sanctions upon the Magnitsky Act: "We are worried about people, not the sanctions."
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