Tag Oleg Kashin

Russia’s true leader

Oleg Kashin in the New York Times today (“Aleksei Navalny Is Russia’s True Leader“): Now, after getting rid of all his opponents, real and imaginary, Mr. Putin finds himself alone. Like the queen in a Russian fairy tale, who every…

Proof and responsibility

Donald Trump’s latest comments on Putin and the press: “If he has killed reporters I think that’s terrible,” Trump replied. “But this isn’t like somebody that’s stood with a gun and he’s taken the blame or he’s admitted that he’s…

Nutritek to Donbass

VTB v Nutritek (registration required), finally decided by the UK Supreme Court in February 2013, was notable for the judges’ take on “piercing the corporate veil”, jurisdiction, and injunctive asset freezes. Now, let’s take a look at the parties involved. VTB Capital…