Is This The End of The Oligarch?

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The Street

By Riley Gutiérrez McDermid The ultra-rich Russians, often close to Vladimir Putin, are in the crosshairs of the United States and their European allies. It is a nation that even Charles Dickens would find a tough time describing. Once the attempted dream of exact equality for all under official communism, Russia has been one of the world’s largest monarchies, then a global force as the Soviet Union, and now a modern first world country with some of the wealthiest people in the world living alongside some of the most impoverished. In short, it had a long and complex 20th century. But with its …

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