Expectations for sanctions against Russia were high, but the system is full of holes – and the West is standing its ground in the fight against Putin. Research shows how lawyers, companies and banks help Russian oligarchs.
By Petra Blum and
Markus Zydra, Frankfurt
Meanwhile, the EU has imposed sanctions on more than 1,000 Russian oligarchs and nearly 100 companies and institutions. The affected Russian billionaires and politicians actually have to fear that their assets in Baden-Baden, Rome and London will be confiscated. But should you really?
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