As European authorities go after the luxury assets of oligarchs close to Russian President Vladimir Putin, a superyacht cloaked in secrecy has come under investigation.
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On paper, the Russian president appears to own very little. Yet estimates put his hidden wealth well over $100 billion.
Their arrival could create further tensions between China and the United States, posing an early challenge for the incoming Biden administration.
With McDonald's hamburgers and Kentucky Fried Chicken rapidly becoming standard fare for urban Chinese, one could be forgiven for assuming Chinese diners would welcome additional U.S. restaurant chains with open arms. But China did not take a liking to American-style breakfast pastries. Dunkin' Donuts' China ...