DW's Yuri Rescheto visits the artist Nikas Safronov and billionaire businessman Alexander Lebedev. The successful Muscovites offer their views on Russia and Russia's elite
Highly paid British, American and Swiss bankers and lawyers have helped in suspicious and bogus deals
I have no doubt that the Kremlin wants to make an ally, not an enemy, of the UK
The Russian Presidents invitation to co-operate in the battle against Islamic State is an era-defining moment, says Evgeny Lebedev
Russias president has shown leadership against the greatest threat to humanity that the world faces
Alexander Lebedev, the proprietor of four British newspapers, revealed yesterday that he suffered a prolonged attack of depression after years of pressure from the Russian authorities that wrecked part of his business empire.
MOSCOW With oil prices down more than 50 percent in the past year, the ruble having lost more than half its value, a recession looming and the country already dipping into its rainy-day funds, the Russian economy is in a race against time
Media and banking tycoon Alexander Lebedev has said he plans to give up on business in Russia because of unprecedented pressure from the security services.
Alexander Lebedev: The jail sentences handed to the three members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot are a totally disproportionate punishment for their crime expressing dissent by staging a protest against Vladimir Putin in Russias main church.
Banker and media magnate Alexander Lebedev said on Thursday he could sell his business assets in Russia after coming under pressure from the Kremlin, adding he feared he might be jailed in a criminal case he regards as politically motivated.