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‘It’s shameful’: Russian-linked billionaires have given enormous sums of money to the West’s leading educational and cultural institutions

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Oligarchs use philanthropy in the West to launder their reputations and gain access to American and European high society. Vladimir Potanin acquired his philanthropic leadership at the Kennedy Center with a $5 million donation in 2011. The recent renaming of the Russian Lounge at Washington's John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts underscores the sensitivity surrounding such relationships.
3 months ago·Moscow, Russian Federation

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'It's shameful': Russian-linked billionaires have given enormous sums to the West's leading educational and cultural institutions

Russian billionaires have given enormous sums of money to philanthropies. Experts say it's an attempt to save their reputations.

3 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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'It's shameful': Russian-linked billionaires have given enormous sums of money to the West's leading educational and cultural institutions

By Majlie de Puy Kamp and Isabelle Chapman, CNNTheir names are etched in stone alongside some of the most powerful people and companies in American history — the Rockefellers, the Walgreens, and the Coca-Cola company.They’ve sponsored fellowships at Ivy League schools, have educational centers named after them, and sit on the boards of leading cultural institutions in the United States and Western Europe. They’re celebrated philanthropists and p…

3 months ago
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'It's shameful': Russian-linked billionaires have given enormous sums of money to the West's leading educational and cultural institutions

By Majlie de Puy Kamp and Isabelle Chapman, CNNTheir names are etched in stone alongside some of the most powerful people and companies in American history — the Rockefellers, the Walgreens, and the Coca-Cola company.They’ve sponsored fellowships at Ivy League schools, have educational centers named after them, and sit on the boards of leading cultural institutions in the United States and Western Europe. They’re celebrated philanthropists and p…

3 months ago
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'It's shameful': Russian-linked billionaires have given enormous sums of money to the West's leading educational and cultural institutions

Their names are etched in stone alongside some of the most powerful people and companies in American history -- the Rockefellers, the Walgreens, and the Coca-Cola company.

3 months ago·Clayton, United States
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'It's shameful': Russian-linked billionaires have given enormous sums of money to the West's leading educational and cultural institutions

Their names are etched in stone alongside some of the most powerful people and companies in American history -- the Rockefellers, the Walgreens, and the Coca-Cola company.

3 months ago
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'It's shameful': Russian-linked billionaires have given enormous sums of money to the West's leading educational and cultural institutions

Their names are etched in stone alongside some of the most powerful people and companies in American history -- the Rockefellers, the Walgreens, and the Coca-Cola company.

3 months ago
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