In a continuing war between the Russian government and the nation's only independent national television station, prosecutors yesterday raided a bank owned by Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky. The U.S. State Department cried foul.
After months of legal wrangling with Russian authorities and disputes over debts incurred by his media empire, Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky has been arrested in Spain on an international warrant.
Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky, arrested Tuesday on embezzlement charges, was freed Friday by Russian authorities.
Russian authorities yesterday arrested the head of a media organization often critical of President Vladimir Putin and his government. But Putin today denied the tycoon's arrest was punishment for criticizing the Kremlin.
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