"Russia's Megarich Are Losing Billions in Putin's War" inBusinessWeek gives this information, Censor.NET reports.
Of the 20 Russians included in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, 14have lost money this year, led by Alisher Usmanov and VladimirLisin, each of whom is down $2.8 billion.
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As a group, the Russians have together lost more than $16billion, or 7 percent of their total wealth.
American sanctions against Russian businesses-and the possibilityof further penalties in the wake of the jet disaster, which killed298 passengers and crew-have hobbled the country's stockmarket.