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oligarchs

General Crossword Questions for “oligarchs”

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Encyclopedia

  • Business oligarch is a near-synonym of the term "business magnate", borrowed by the English speaking and Businessmen with great wealth from these countries, were commonly labelled (simply) "oligarchs" in Russian regardless of whether they had real political power, as the term "oligarch" would imply. — “Russian oligarchs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Since the collapse of the Soviet Union on 31 December 1991, privately owned Russia-based multinational corporations, including producers of petroleum, natural gas, and metal have become oligarchs. Privatization allowed executives to amass phenomenal wealth and power almost overnight. — “Oligarchy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Oligarch may refer to: A member of an oligarchy, a form of government. Business oligarch. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. — “Oligarch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Guzman Bento of cruel memory had put to death great numbers of people besides Charles Gould's uncle; but with a relative martyred in the cause of aristocracy, the Sulaco Oligarchs (this was the phraseology of Guzman Bento's time; now they were called Blancos, and had given up the federal idea), which meant the families of pure Spanish descent, considered Charles as one of themselves. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • "There is a great deal to do before saying that," said Devilsdust. "We must have discussion, because when it comes to reasoning, the oligarchs have not got a leg to stand on; and we must stop the consumption of exciseable articles, and when they have no tin to pay the bayonets and their b–y police, they are dished." — “Sybil” by Benjamin Disraeli

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