Stephen Grey

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Kremlin allies behind sales of crucial RD-180 engine to U.S.

World Nov 23, 2014

Kremlin allies behind sales of crucial RD-180 engine to U.S.

He has money, media power and the ear of President Vladimir Putin. Such is his influence that some observers have described Yuri Kovalchuk as the Rupert Murdoch of Russia. Kovalchuk is one of an elite group close to Putin and has come to prominence outside ...