MOSCOW – The U.S. Treasury Department named major Russian businessmen including the heads of the country’s two biggest banks, metals magnates and the boss of the state gas monopoly on a list of oligarchs close to the Kremlin. , The list of 210 people, including 96 ‘oligarchs’ with wealth of $1 billion or more, was drawn up as part of a sanctions package signed into law in August last year.
The document said it was not a sanctions list and that inclusion should “in no way” be interpreted to mean those named were likely to be sanctioned. Although it is unclear …read more
Source: Angola Press News Agency