Russia’s Oligarchs Brace For U.S. Report Listing Putin Friends

January 12, 2018, Written by

U.S. Treasury Department Is Finishing Its First List Of “Oligarchs” Close To Vladimir Putin





Russia’s Oligarchs Brace for U.S. Report Listing Putin Friends
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The U.S. Treasury Department is finishing its first official list of “oligarchs” close to President Vladimir Putin’s government, setting off a flurry of moves by wealthy Russians to shield their fortunes and reputations.

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Some people who think they’re likely to land on the list have stress-tested the potential impact on their investments, two people with knowledge of the matter said. Others are liquidating holdings, according to their U.S. advisers…

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