Who Were The Oligarchs Who Plundered Russia?

First published at 14:47 UTC on June 8th, 2021.

Keith Woods



In the 1990s a handful of men benefited from the chaos and corruption of the fall of the Soviet Union by acquiring massive amounts of wealth and formerly state owned resources. These were the Russian oligarchs.

In 1996 oligarch Boris Berezovsky id…

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