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Exclusive: Ex-Russian arms tycoon quietly wields influence in British PM race

22 Jul 2019

LONDON A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the country's next prime minister.

Special Report: In British PM race, a former Russian tycoon quietly wields influence

22 Jul 2019

LONDON For almost a decade, Alexander Temerko, who forged a career at the top of the Russian arms industry and had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin, has been an influential figure in British politics. He's one of the Conservative Party's major donors. He counts Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next PM, among his friends.

Special Report: In British PM race, a former Russian tycoon quietly wields influence

19 Jul 2019

LONDON For almost a decade, Alexander Temerko, who forged a career at the top of the Russian arms industry and had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin, has been an influential figure in British politics. He's one of the Conservative Party's major donors. He counts Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next PM, among his friends.

Exclusive: Ex-Russian arms tycoon quietly wields influence in British PM race

19 Jul 2019

LONDON A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the country's next prime minister.

Exclusive: American banker and Putin ally dealt in access and assets, emails reveal

11 Jun 2019

LONDON A senior American banker once secretly awarded a shareholding in powerful Moscow investment bank Renaissance Capital to one of Vladimir Putin's closest friends and brokered meetings for the friend with top U.S. foreign policy officials a decade ago, emails show.

EXCLUSIVE- American banker and Putin ally dealt in access and assets, emails reveal

10 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 10 A senior American banker once secretly awarded a shareholding in powerful Moscow investment bank Renaissance Capital to one of Vladimir Putin's closest friends and brokered meetings for the friend with top U.S. foreign policy officials a decade ago, emails show.

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