Georgia’s new president may once have called him an “oil gangster,” but Georgia’s richest man, Badri Patarkatsishvili, has been untouched by the crackdown on crime and corruption. Why? TBILISI, Georgia–It’s a bad time to be an oligarch in Russia. It’s also a bad time to be a wealthy Georgian businessman with a questionable background and […]

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