Outcry over rise of Russian footballer with Putin pal dad

Outcry over rise of Russian footballer with Putin pal dad

The unexpected rise of a little-known defender with a very influential father has embroiled one of Russia`s top clubs in a high-profile dressing room spat over alleged nepotism.

May 06, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

Kolomoisky, the ruthless oligarch key to peace in Ukraine

 Sacked regional governor Igor Kolomoisky is one of Ukraine`s richest men with a sprawling business empire whose ruthless methods are admired, feared and denounced in equal measures, making him one of the war-hit country`s key players.

Mar 26, 2015, 01:17 AM IST

Ukraine president sacks oligarch after oil company row

Ukraine`s president has dismissed a powerful oligarch from his post as regional governor in a showdown exposing the high-level internal conflicts of a nation already battling pro-Russian separatists.

Mar 25, 2015, 17:34 PM IST

Oligarch calls for private TV in Russia

Mikhail Prokhorov also said he would quit business to focus his energies entirely on politics.

Jun 27, 2011, 12:55 PM IST

Oligarch wins suit against Russian broadcaster

Self-exiled oligarch Boris Berezovsky on Wednesday won a libel case against a Russian broadcaster that accused him of masterminding the murder of a former KGB agent in London.

Mar 10, 2010, 19:43 PM IST