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The 25 richest Russian oligarchs on the ‘Putin list’ that the US just released

Russian President Vladimir Putin toasts with attendees after a state awards ceremony for military personnel who served in Syria, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool

The US Treasury Department released a supposed list of 114 Russian politicians and businessmen, as well as 96 people labeled oligarchs, on Monday night.

Congress ordered the list to be compiled in response to Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, asking for “a detailed report on senior political figures and oligarchs in the Russian Federation … and on Russian parastatal entities.”

On Tuesday, it was reported that the list was compiled from open sources, mainly a Forbes article of the 200 richest Russian businessmen.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com