one of the rulers in an oligarchy
A member of an oligarchy, someone who is part of a small group that runs a country.
A very rich person (especially in Russia).
(cosmogony) A protoplanet formed during oligarchic accretion.
Origin: From ὀλίγος + ἀρχή.
The numerical value of oligarch in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of oligarch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
The Russian luxury market is made by relatively few consumers with very high discretionary spending power, as epitomised by the 'Russian oligarch', these consumers have higher exposure to high-end versus accessible luxury brands and categories... such as Brioni and Cartier.
Revenue in dollars entering the country from oil and other things this year decreased 64 percent, nearly a financial catastrophe, if there were an oligarch sitting here, what would he have done? Frozen salaries, pensions? Would he have maintained (housing, welfare)? He would have said 'No, there are no more houses.'.
His condition has not improved since ; he has not regained consciousness, his wife, Yevgenia, said in an e-mail to RFE/RL and other media outlets. Kara-Murza’s father, a prominent journalist, told Russian media Thursday that the situation appears to be more serious than we thought. His lungs are being artificially ventilated, he is connected to 10 devices. Related ImageExpand / ContractKara-Murza,( l.), is an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, as was his ally, Boris Nemtsov,( r.). , who was gunned down near the Kremlin in February. ( Reuters) Kara-Murza's father is a journalist with RFE/RL’s Russian Service. The activist's family was stopped short of raising public questions about whether foul play was involved. There is no criminal case so far, none has been opened because he is simply a normal patient who arrived at a Moscow hospital by ambulance. That’s his status, nothing more, his father told a radio station. Our task right now is to bring him to a normal trajectory of recuperation. We ’ll establish the cause [ of the illness ] later. Open Russia was founded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, an oil oligarch and Kremlin opponent who lives in Switzerland after Mikhail Khodorkovsky was pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2013 following 10 years in prison. Open Russia's new documentary accuses Kadyrov, a former rebel fighter who joined forces with the Kremlin in 2000, of participating in murders and torture in the North Caucasus republic. Related ImageExpand / ContractChechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was accused of torture and murder in the new documentary. ( Reuters) Both the Kremlin and Kadyrov have denied involvement in the killing of Boris Nemtsov, although Kadyrov praised the main suspect in the case, a former Chechen police officer, as a.
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