Billionaire To Run For Russian Presidency

Mikhail Prokhorov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov said on Monday he would run for president against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin next March, weeks after falling out with the Kremlin over his abortive leadership of a small pro-business party.

Sections:  news   world   
  • Race to Find New Art Collectors - Wall Street Journal
    ... a sudden run-up in prices for Old Masters and modern art. The houses began hiring Russian ... Graznya Kulczyk, ex-wife of Polish billionaire ...
    08/1/2014 - 1:37 pm | View Link
  • Capital Kelly Ayotte is in the right place at the right time - Boston Globe
    ... fired at the plane had Russian fingerprints all ... organization started by the billionaire David ... deep her support among women will run ...
    07/31/2014 - 7:47 am | View Link
  • Meet Putin's Friends Who Just Got Hit By EU Sanctions - Business Insider
    Russia - EU: colourful figures on the sanctions list - New Europe
    07/31/2014 - 7:33 am | View Link
  • Yukos Targets Rosneft, Gazprom From Venezuela to Vietnam - Washington Post
    Yukos Hunting Rosneft, Gazprom Assets From Venezuela to Vietnam - Bloomberg
    07/31/2014 - 6:28 am | View Link
  • From Neocon Hero to Just Plain Con? - Daily Beast
    ... political” witch-hunt run by his political nemesis, the eccentric, elfish billionaire ... page, makes all this sound like a Russian plot
    07/31/2014 - 5:53 am | View Link
  • More
  • Exclusive: Russian billionaire seeks U.S. government financing for luxury jets
    Timchenko, who owns 44 percent of Gunvor, has seen his wealth multiply over the past decade after Gunvor captured deals to market crude exports from state-run Russian energy firms. He now has a fortune estimated by Forbes at $14.1 billion. The Russian ...
    07/31/2014 - 2:15 pm | View Link
  • The billionaire parachuted in to run Ukraine's most troubled region
    Taruta, a billionaire industrialist who looks uncannily like Woody ... Taruta got Donetsk, the Russophone region at the centre of a smouldering anti-Kiev, pro-Russian insurrection. A month after his arrival in early March, separatists stormed the regional ...
    04/24/2014 - 9:31 pm | View Link
  • Russian billionaire 'saves Sochi's condemned stray dogs by funding impromptu shelter in the hills above Olympic village'
    Prowling the Olympic Park in Sochi unwanted and unloved ... An army of construction workers on the Olympic site in the run-up to the games attracted the dogs, which were fed and looked after. But after one animal interfered with a rehearsal run for ...
    02/10/2014 - 7:56 am | View Link
  • Sochi's stray dog shanty town, run by a Russian billionaire
    Good guy billionaire Oleg V. Deripaska is trying to save Sochi's stray dogs. You've probably heard the stories of Sochi's massive stray dog population, and how the government is trying to kill them all off in time for the Opening Ceremony on Friday.
    02/5/2014 - 10:51 pm | View Link
  • Why is the English socialite who ran off with a Russian billionaire saying she's run out of cash...and why is she evicting her Cossack horseman husband from their Moscow flat?
    Posing on the balcony of her vast art-deco apartment, with its black marble bathrooms, mirrored bar and sweeping views of Monte Carlo’s marina, Alexandra Tolstoy looked every inch the cat who’d got the cream. She enjoyed a life of unimaginable luxury ...
    09/27/2013 - 2:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Billionaire
    A billionaire, in countries that use the short scale number naming system, is a person with a net worth of at least one billion (1,000,000,000) units of a given ...
    08/1/2014 - 5:57 am | View Website
  • The World's Billionaires
    The Forbes World’s Billionaires list is the definitive list of the world’s wealthiest people, profiling and ranking billionaires from 69 countries by their ...
    08/1/2014 - 5:50 am | View Website
  • Video
    Who Are Russia's Sanctioned Oligarchs? How Coca-Cola is Trying to Get Its Groove Back; Photos of the Day - Heavy Rainfall Hits India; Analysis: Why the Fed Is More Upbeat
    08/1/2014 - 4:31 am | View Website
  • Mikhail Prokhorov
    Mikhail Dmitrievitch Prokhorov (born 3 May 1965) is a Russian billionaire, politician, and owner of the American basketball team the Brooklyn Nets. After graduating ...
    07/31/2014 - 11:27 am | View Website
  • The billionaire parachuted in to run Ukraine's most ...
    Separatists squat in his office, gunmen roam the streets, and Russia threatens to invade. All in a day's work for Serhiy Taruta
    04/25/2014 - 4:26 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News