The Russian oligarchs trying to get the list of friends of Putin – media

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Some Russian oligarchs that are likely to be in the new sanctions list USA, are trying different ways to avoid this or to minimize the negative effects. This is with reference to the sources writes Bloomberg.

The U.S. Treasury is finalizing the first official list of the close to Vladimir Putin of the oligarchs.

Some Russian businessmen, who believe that they are likely to be included in the list, conduct stress testing the potential impact of these events on their investments, others disappeared assets in the American jurisdiction.

In addition, the oligarchs are turning to former employees of the Ministry of Finance and the state Department asking for help not to be in the list “friends of Putin”.

Some of them sent to Washington, their Trustees, to avoid inclusion in the list.

As writes the edition, it is expected that vs is included in the list of persons will be sanctioned. It was provided by law that reluctantly signed by the President of the United States Donald trump in August to punish the Kremlin for his alleged interference in the elections in 2016.

Earlier, Russian media reportedthat the US is preparing new sanctions list of about 300 people close to Putin. Among others in the list ostensibly there is a Ukrainian politician and Putin’s godfather Victor Medvedchuk. The document will be submitted no later than January 29.

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