May 13, 2017 · Russian money-laundering details remain in the dark as US settles fraud case
Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan, geographical and historical treatment of Azerbaijan, including maps, statistics, and a survey of its people, economy, and government.
There is a whole Russian town – Barentsburg – on Svalbard, not far from Longyearbyen.Russia maintains coal mines on the island. About a thousand Russians and Ukrainians currently live there (population statistics over 1990-98).
The asset-forfeiture and money-laundering case was scheduled to begin last Monday, but it was unexpectedly settled for close to $6 million, a little under half of the amount sought by the government at the time the case was settled. The US attorney’s office characterized the settlement as a win for
Fort Ross (Russian: Форт-Росс), originally Fortress Ross (Крѣпость Россъ, tr. Krepostʹ Ross), is a former Russian establishment on the west coast of North America in what is now Sonoma County, California, in the United States.
Apr 20, 2018 · Persistence and a little detective work has paid off for Tatiana Akhmedova, in the form of a $500 million superyacht to be handed over …
T he Peace Treaties: Contents: 1. The Conference. 2. Aims. 3. Terms. 4. German reactions. 5. Verdicts. 6. Other treaties. 7. Self-test Plus: • Revision sheet
Vladimir Potanin acquired a stake in Norilsk Nickel during Russia’s privatization in 1995; today he owns 30%. Potanin used government contacts to cofound Onexim Bank, which controlled industrial behemoths, in 1993.
Russian Americans – Modern era, Significant immigration waves, Settlement, Acculturation and Assimilation Pa-Sp
The Pale of Settlement (Russian: Черта́ осе́длости, chertá osédlosti, Yiddish: דער תּחום-המושבֿ , der tkhum-ha-moyshəv, Hebrew: תְּחוּם הַמּוֹשָב , tẖum hammosháv) was a western region of Imperial Russia with varying borders that existed from 1791 to 1917, in which permanent residency by