Russian billionaire saves Sochi's stray dogs

Russian billionaire saves Sochi's stray dogs

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska is funding the shelter to save the stray dogs living in Sochi, the site of the Winter Olympics.
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Russian billionaire gives away his 2012 bonus

MOSCOW, July 6 (UPI) -- The head of Russian aluminum producer Rusal is giving his $3 million bonus to 120 Rusal employees, the company said.

Biggest British civil suit ends year later

LONDON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A British court awarded Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich $6.5 billion in a year-long lawsuit that pitted him against a former friend and business partner.

Moscow now city of billionaires?

MOSCOW, April 20 (UPI) -- Moscow, once the bastion of worldwide communism, may now have more billionaires than any other city on Earth, a business publication says.

Report: McCain met with Putin ally

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- John McCain's campaign manager reportedly helped arrange the introduction of the Arizona senator to politically connected Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska.

Russneft head quits, blames Kremlin heat

MOSCOW, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A Russian oligarch and head of a rare energy company in Russia -- one not owned by the state -- has quit after claims he's been hunted by the Kremlin.

Russian aluminum giant emerging

MOSCOW, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Moscow has OK'd consolidating Russia's aluminum industry under the oversight of a Kremlin-connected oligarch to form the world's largest aluminum company.

Russian buys British van maker

BIRMINGHAM, England, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Russia's Gaz Group has paid $93 million to buy LDV, a financially ailing British vanmaker based in Birmingham.

Russian paper mill owners in court fight

MOSCOW, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- The majority owners of a big Russian paper mill plan to appeal a St. Petersburg court's decision regarding a block of contested company shares.

MG Rover interests Russians

LONDON, May 2 (UPI) -- Two wealthy Russians have expressed interest in acquiring Britain's collapsed automaker MG Rover, the Guardian reported Monday.

Russian billionaire buys soccer team

MOSCOW, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska, who runs both Basic Element and Russian Aluminum, plans to buy a soccer team based in southern Russia.
Oleg Deripaska
Russian oligarch, owner of Russian Aluminium (Rusal), the third largest aluminium producer in the world, Oleg Deripaska gestures after a meeting of Russian and Azerbaijani Presidents in Baku, February 22, 2006. Deripaska joined Vladimir Putin during his two-day visit to the oil-rich Caspian Sea country Azerbaijan. (UPI Photo/Anatoli Zhdanov)

Oleg Vladimirovich Deripaska (Russian: Олег Владимирович Дерипаска, /Olyég Vladímirovich Dyeripáska/, born 2 January 1968) is a Russian billionaire, Chief executive officer of Basic Element company and a member of the Board of Directors and CEO of United Company RUSAL, a Russian aluminium industry company. Deripaska has a London home in Belgrave Square, which was originally the town residence of the Dukes of Bedford.

Deripaska's estimated fortune was $28 billion in 2008, according to the Forbes billionaire list, making him the 9th richest man in the world. However his fortune has since declined to US$ 3.5 billion dollars.

Deripaska is the sole owner and CEO of Basic Element, a diversified investment company established in 1997, with assets in Russia and abroad. Basic Element's main assets are concentrated in six sectors - energy, resources, manufacturing, financial services, construction and aviation. The major assets include United Company RUSAL the world's largest aluminium and alumina producer, GAZ Group automotive company, Ingosstrakh, the country's oldest insurance company, Bank SOYUZ (Банк «СОЮЗ»), Aviakor aircraft manufacturer, Russian-Asian Investment Company (or “RAInKo” — РАИнКо: Русско-Азиатская Инвестиционная Компания) , EuroSibEnergo (ЕвроСибЭнерго), an investment and energy supply company, Glavmosstroy (Главмосстрой), a planning and construction company.

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