The US preparing ‘trap’ against businessmen close to Putin


December 8, 2017 – FRN – 

KtovKurse – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The US intends to introduce new sanctions, which will affect businessmen close to the Russian president. The list will include all entrepreneurs to whom Vladimir Putin has 

Sanctions may affect Alisher Usmanov, the shareholders of Alfa Group: Mikhail Fridman, Peter Aven and Herman Khan. And also the Roman Abramovich Palace in New York.

Sanctions also threaten Alfa Group’s $ 5 billion assets in Germany.

Usmanov was famously ridiculed by opposition politician and Western-darling Alexei Navalny, who called the businessmen a dishonest oligarch close to Putin’s circle. Usmanov recorded a video response to Navalny, in which he dispelled his accusations with a pinch of hard truths about Navalny himself. 

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