Blackstone Group LP will stop seeking investments in Russia after the private-equity firm failed to strike a deal in the country in a three-year effort, said a person with knowledge of the plan.
The arrest of one of Russia's richest men last week was an attempt by President Vladimir Putin to protect himself from a palace coup, according to one of his most vocal critics.
The arrest of one of Russia's richest men, whose empire spans oil production to the country's largest mobile phone network, could send further shockwaves through an economy already reeling from western sanctions.
The negative effect of sanctions imposed on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine has spread beyond the companies targeted, said the head of Barclays' Russian business.
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Hackers who stole gigabytes of data from JPMorgan Chase may have been trying to send a message that U.S. financial institutions can be disrupted, the former director of the National Security Agency said.
David Cameron has told European leaders that the west risks making similar mistakes in appeasing Vladimir Putin over Ukraine as Britain and France did with Adolf Hitler in the run-up to the second world war.
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'Markets may treat this as a Lehman-style shock'.