Forbes: Man of Steel

Forbes: Man of Steel

Heidi Brown Nathan Vardi 3/28/2005 @ 12:00 AM Alex Shnaider became a billionaire in the dimly lit steel mills of eastern Europe. How will he handle the glare of the Western world? Alexander Shnaider was relaxing on a recent winter morning with his wife and three young daughters on his 170-foot Benetti yacht in a […]

WP: Putin’s Career Rooted in Russia’s KGB

WP: Putin’s Career Rooted in Russia’s KGB

By David Hoffman Washington Post Foreign Service Sunday, January 30, 2000 DRESDEN, Germany – In the gray villa at No. 4 Angelikastrasse here, perched on a hill overlooking the Elbe River, a young major in the Soviet secret police spent the last half of the 1980s recruiting people to spy on the West. Vladimir Putin looked for […]

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