Articles by Mikhail Overchenko



Swiss to Share Details On Russian Accounts

The move to allow Russia access to information on its citizens' Swiss bank accounts is part of a series of agreements being signed by the Swiss government meant to help countries in their pursuit of tax evaders.

Swiss to Share Information About Bank Accounts With Moscow

In May, a Russian Finance Ministry official said Switzerland was one of the countries with which the Russian government was negotiating new protocols for receiving tax information.

Forbes Finds 55 New Russian Ex-Billionaires

The majority of Russia's billionaires couldn't cope with the financial crisis, which wiped 55 names from the country's tally in the 2009 Forbes rich list.

Forbes List Has 55 Fewer Russian Billionaires

The majority of Russia's billionaires couldn't cope with the financial crisis, which wiped 55 names from the country's tally in the 2009 Forbes rich list. Of the 32 who managed to defend their spots on the list, all lost money — as did 87 percent of the world's tycoons. Posted 6:49 p.m.

15 Russian Stocks Now Quoted by FT

The Financial Times set a milestone for the Russian stock market by permanently adding top Russian companies to its stock index this week.

CEOs Not Worried About SEC 'Vow'

Russian executives of companies listed in the United States say they are not concerned by a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announcement this week that they should take the ""executive vow"" vouching for the accuracy of their financial statements.

5 Banks Make List of Top 1,000

Five Russian banks are among the world's top 1,000 by core capital, according to magazine The Banker.

Nation 45th in Competitiveness

Over the last year Russia surpassed only four other countries in a ranking of world competitiveness.