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Episode
6

How Did The Russian Oligarchs Get So Rich?

First published on
December 6, 2019
Economics
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15
minutes
Corruption
Russia
Oligarchs
The Cold War
Entrepreneurship

Ever wondered how the Russian oligarchs actually managed to get so rich?

Today we're going to be taking a look at how 22 men managed to gain control of 39% of Russia's entire economy, while the the rest of the country suffered.

You can then decide whether you agree with Putin, who in 2019 said "We do not have oligarchs in Russia anymore".

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