Places

A German craftsman says sanctions are preventing a Russian oligarch from paying $1 million in wages to local workers renovating his vacation homes: report

12 days ago   |   By

Russian billionaire and businessman Alisher Usmanov. Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images
Sanctions have blocked Alisher Usmanov from paying workers renovating his villas in Germany, NYT reports .
The Russian oligarch owes local contractors around $1 million, a craftsman told the outlet.
Usmanov is currently ranked the fifth richest person in Russia, with a net worth of $20 billion.
Sanctions are preventing Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov from paying an estimated $1 million in wages to German workers renovating his lakeside vacation homes, a local craftsman named Andreas Kitzerow told The New...
Read more ...

 

Oligarch Alisher Usmanov likes waiters to open champagne bottles with swords at a luxury getaway known as his 'special place,' a report says

12 days ago   |   By

Usmanov reportedly owns three villas near the Tegernsee lake in Bavaria, Germany. Dmitry Korotayev/Epsilon/Getty Images
Alisher Usmanov liked to hold lavish parties at his Bavarian villas, locals told the New York Times.
At these events, the oligarch asked for Champagne bottles to be opened with a sword, per the report.
He was staying in Bavaria when he was added to the EU sanctions list, it added.
Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov reportedly likes waiters to open his champagne bottles with swords at parties he hosts at one of his favorite luxury spots. The New York Times first reported the...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Places      Resort      Resorts      New York      Vacation      Luxury      Vacations      Business      Place      Villas      Real Estate      International      Travel      News      Russia      Ukraine      Germany      Sanctions      Oligarchs      Alisher Usmanov      Yachts      Putin      Weekend BI US      Retreat      Getaways      Event      Weekend BI UK      Sanctions evasion      Lavish  


Interesting Facts About Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai Miracle Garden - The World's biggest flower Garden located in Dubai. Plan your trip to Dubai & visit this garden. Before visiting go through these interesting facts... Read more ...

Interesting Facts About Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai Miracle Garden - The World's biggest flower Garden located in Dubai. Plan your trip to Dubai & visit this garden. Before visiting go through these interesting facts... Read more ...

Experience the magical ambience of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

A rare appearance in a tough off-road race highlights the Green Berets'...

Green Berets with the 5th Special Forces Group hit a jump in a Ground Mobility Vehicle 1.1 during the Mint 400 in Primm, Nevada, March 11, 2022. US Army/Sgt. 1st Class William... Read more ...

Lawmaker asks FBI to investigate police response to Uvalde massacre...

FBI Director Christopher Wray listens during his testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, during a House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence... Read more ...

Costco confirms it will not raise the price of its $1.50 hot dog and soda...

Irene Jiang / Business Insider Costco confirmed that it has no plans to raise the price of a $1.50 hot dog and soda. The price has stayed the same since 1985. Costco had a... Read more ...

Statement on Carnival Freedom

Statement on Carnival Freedom

5 p.m. ET - On Thursday morning while in port at Grand Turk, Carnival Freedom's emergency response team quickly activated and extinguished a fire inside the ship's funnel. All... Read more ...

This Custom Cadillac Looks Like a Dollar Store Version of the Presidential Limo

This Custom Cadillac Looks Like a Dollar Store Version of the Presidential Limo

The Presidential limo is a marvel of engineering. It's built to keep the leader of the United States safe in a vehicle that's built like a tank, but looks like a typical limo... Read more ...

'I am tired of the moments of silence. Enough!' 3 lessons CEOs can learn...

Steve Kerr grew emotional while discussing the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Warriors Steve Kerr gave an emotional speech after a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, left 21... Read more ...

The Great Lakes Is Now Home To The Most Modern Luxury Cruise Ship To Date

The 378-passenger expedition ship, Viking Octantis just completed her roundtrip voyage through the Welland Canal officially kicking off its inaugural season. Read more ...

Racing a Ram TRX Against the NYC Subway: Part Two

Racing a Ram TRX Against the NYC Subway: Part Two

When Andy left us halfway through our race-to-end-all-races , it was on a cliffhanger: I was stuck on the subway at Union Square while Andy roared through Manhattan at the helm... Read more ...

The Dodge Durango R/T Hemi Orange is Not Painted Hemi Orange

The Dodge Durango R/T Hemi Orange is Not Painted Hemi Orange

Dodge is at it again. The automaker's penchant for luring people in with special editions must be working. It's why we have things like the Challenger Drag Pack , Challenger... Read more ...

Washington, D.C. Wants to Charge Residents More to Register Heavy Trucks and...

Washington, D.C. Wants to Charge Residents More to Register Heavy Trucks and SUVs

Legislators in Washington D.C. have proposed a law that would increase the cost of registering vehicles that weigh over 6,000 pounds. The proposal is meant to discourage D.C... Read more ...