Viktor Vekselberg and Oleg Deepercutt: Alexander Miridonov / Kommersant
Just three representatives of Russian big business have actually declared persona non grata at the world economic forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. It is reported by the British Financial Times, citing sources.
In the list of undesirable persons were the owner of group “Renova” Viktor Vekselberg, co-owner “Rusala” Oleg Deripaska and the head of state Bank VTB Andrei Kostin. The reason for entering it to the list of sanctions against businessmen and a top Manager, which caused concern among international organizations.
Moreover, the situation led to the fact that the organizers of the main economic forum of the planet decided not to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has long asked to attend the event. One of the sources of the newspaper argues that it is not a “question of law”, the organizers just “under enormous pressure from the United States.”
The Kremlin confirmed the publication of information, about what Vladimir Putin will not participate in Davos and in 2019. Banning same three Russians to participate in the forum in Moscow heard for the first time.
The world economic forum in Davos — annual and the biggest economic event of the planet. Every year on the forum going to the main person from the sphere of business and politics. Last year the main guest of the forum was the President of the United States Donald trump, who tried to explain the European audience his view on global trade.
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