Date: 6 months ago   Category: People

One more Russian oligarch threw down a challenge to the USA


The owner of Renova group of companies Victor Vekselberg submitted the petition to U.S. authorities with a request to cancel the sanctions inflicted on him, Bloomberg writes. The representative of Renova Andrey Shtorkh confirmed information on submission of the petition Interfax. According to him, the document is filed to OFAC — the division of the American Ministry of Finance controlling observance of sanctions. Materials on teme10:45 — on January 30 Double blow: The USA found a target for санкцийВ the new list 96 oligarchs got and all government of Rossiiizdaniye found out that Vekselberg several times in recent years met the American lawyer Michael Coen who till 2017 was a lawyer of the U.S. President Donald Trump. Besides, it was present as the guest cousin Andrew Intrater at Trump's inauguration in January, 2017. Thanks to it the businessman considered that he has influence on the White House and did not expect that he can be included in the sanctions list. However on April 6, 2018 all this occurred. Earlier a claim against the U.S. Department of the Treasury with the requirement to exclude it from the sanctions list was submitted by other Russian businessman — the founder and the owner of the manufacturing company of fiber IPG Photonics lasers Valentin Gapontsev. "The film of day" is more than important news in Telegram channel. Subscribe!

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