For some Russian oligarchs, sanctions risk makes Putin awkward to know

Click For Larger Image & Read More
For some Russian oligarchs, sanctions risk...
 © BusinessMail 2017
By Darya Korsunskaya, Katya Golubkova and Gleb Stolyarov

The threat of new U.S. sanctions has spread anxiety among Russia’s wealthiest people that their association with President Vladimir Putin could land them on a U.S. government blacklist, members of the business elite say.

The list, to be drawn up by early next year, is part of a sanctions bill passed overwhelmingly by Congress soon after Donald Trump became president and reluctantly signed by him on Aug. 2 despite his avowed wish to improve ties with Moscow.

Although those included on the list would not...


For some Russian oligarchs, sanctions risk makes Putin awkward to know


The contents of this article including any associated images are © BusinessMail 2017

Advertise Here

Trending Cyprus News

Article Tags: russian, oligarchs, sanctions, makes, putin, awkward,

 

Advertise Here

24hr News