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The US Treasury unveiled a raft of new sanctions targeting Russian oligarchs, citing their role in the Ukraine invasion

14 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The US Treasury unveiled new plans targeting corrupt Russian oligarchs and their activities.
Plans published Friday outlined the need to close regulatory loopholes linked to shell companies.
The Treasury also wants to stop all-cash real-estate purchases, often used to launder money.
The US Department of Treasury has unveiled a raft of new measures designed to unearth illicit finance, with Russia's invasion of Ukraine sparking renewed efforts to close regulatory loopholes. In its biannual National Strategy for...
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Putin coup is underway and 'impossible to stop,' says Ukraine's military intelligence chief

14 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Russian President Vladimir Putin leaves Red Square after the Victory Day military parade in central Moscow on May 9, 2022 KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images
A coup to overthrow Russian President Vladimir Putin is underway, according to Ukraine's military intelligence chief.
The coup is "impossible to stop," Major General Kyrylo Budanov told Sky News.
The Russian leader is in "a very bad psychological and physical condition," Budanov said.
A coup to overthrow Russian President Vladimir Putin is underway and can't be stopped, according to Ukraine's military intelligence chief. Speaking...
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Russian oligarch secretly recorded saying Putin is 'very ill with blood cancer,' report says

14 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends Orthodox Easter mass in Moscow, Russia, on April 24, 2022. Contributor/Getty Images
A Russian oligarch was secretly recorded claiming that Vladimir Putin has blood cancer, reported New Lines magazine.
The oligarch, whose identity was withheld for his protection, said he hoped "crazy" Putin would die of cancer.
Rumors have long swirled about the Russian leader's health.
A Russian oligarch was secretly recorded saying Russian President Vladimir Putin is "very ill with blood cancer," a report says. A Western venture capitalist taped the conversation in...
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