What is an oligarch? The circle of businessmen who made their wealth after the fall of the Soviet Union – ABC News

Boris Yeltsin with Mikhail Khodorkovsky

The marriage of Oligarchs and power isn’t just a Russian story. Sanction Australia’s Oligarchs and watch the LNP crumble.

Some of Russia’s richest and most powerful men have been described as oligarchs. But what does the term really mean and why is the West so fascinated with them?

Source: What is an oligarch? The circle of businessmen who made their wealth after the fall of the Soviet Union – ABC News

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