Since Russian oligarchs are currently in the news, we’re reposting our 2005 article… Most of the oligarchs had ties to Israel; some were dual citizens. They used cheating, bribery & murder as they exploited the disintegration of the USSR to amass plunder amounting to hundreds of billions of dollars. In order to safeguard their businesses, they took control of the state.
Tags: Roman Abramovich
Israeli groups are asking that Russian-Israeli billionaire Roman Abramovich be spared sanction because he has been generous in funding Zionist causes – causes that dispossess Palestinians.
Boycotting a country accused of aggression in violation of international law is suddenly a moral obligation – but apparently only as long as it is Russia. Many of the anti-Russia measures are being implemented by the very same organizations that repeatedly ignored or rejected Palestinian calls to sanction Israel, their oppressor.