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How the grandson of a leading Communist became the largest foreign capitalist in Russia, lost it all
TheBlaze Books ^ | 2015-02-02 | Benjamin Weingarten

Posted on 02/02/2015 1:08:08 PM PST by fredericbastiat1

Bill Browder rose from rebellious grandson of the former head of the Communist Party USA, Earl Browder, to the leading foreign capitalist in Russia, as the founder and CEO of the high-flying hedge fund Hermitage Capital Management.

But his rise was matched by a brutal and deadly fall, in which the Russian government would steal and destroy Browder’s company, and physically threaten its employees, culminating in the imprisonment, torture and death of Browder’s lawyer Sergei Magnitsky — the man for whom on account of Browder’s lobbying, the Magnitsky Act was named.

Browder and a deceased Magnitsky would both be convicted in absentia by Russian courts of crimes they never committed, in an unprecedented show trial that followed.

Browder tells this remarkable and heart-rending true story, which would have international implications relevant today as the Magnitsky Act paved the way for further sanctions against the Putin regime following the invasion of Ukraine, in a page-turning new real life thriller out February 3rd titled ”Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man’s Fight for Justice.”

In an extensive and in-depth interview, Browder told us his spellbinding story...

(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: Books/Literature; Business/Economy; Politics
KEYWORDS: benjaminweingarten; billbrowder; billionaires; browder; communism; cpusa; crimea; donetsk; earlbrowder; georgesoros; hedgefunds; hermitage; hermitagecapital; khodorkovsky; magnitsky; magnitskyact; opensociety; osi; putin; putinsbuttboys; ropesellers; ruble; russia; sergeimagnitsk; soros; ukraine; vladtheimploder

1 posted on 02/02/2015 1:08:08 PM PST by fredericbastiat1
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To: zot; Interesting Times

Schadenfreude.


2 posted on 02/02/2015 1:25:41 PM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: fredericbastiat1

Something similar will happen to Soetoro, we can hope, when his Saudi/Muslim Brotherhood puppet-masters are through with him.


3 posted on 02/02/2015 1:26:12 PM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: fredericbastiat1

And everyone calls Putin a communist.


4 posted on 02/02/2015 1:30:16 PM PST by dangus
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To: dangus

Communist leaders are criminal cabal thugs to a man.


5 posted on 02/02/2015 1:31:42 PM PST by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: fredericbastiat1

... which is not to lessen the outrageousness of police beatings leading to an inmate’s death, especially if he is innocent.


6 posted on 02/02/2015 1:33:47 PM PST by dangus
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To: GreyFriar

His crime was to become a successful capitalist in communist Russia.


7 posted on 02/02/2015 1:43:10 PM PST by zot
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To: fredericbastiat1

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, arguably the richest man in Russia a dozen years ago, spent ten years in a Siberian gulag, sent by Putin, who then stole his company and almost all of his $15 billion, except perhaps a coupla hundred lousy million secreted away in Swiss accounts.

Khodorkovsy is interesting….trying to take down Putin and lead Russia. I hope he succeeds. More at:
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/01/12/remote-control-2


8 posted on 02/02/2015 1:49:39 PM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Veto!

‘Khodorkovsy is interesting…’

LOL. Check Khodorkovsky’s ‘Open Russia Foundation’ and who are its trustees. Pay attention to international ‘Open Society Foundation’ to which ORF is interconnected, learn who are founder and trustees. Browder, Magnitski are their tools as well.


9 posted on 02/02/2015 3:51:14 PM PST by Paid_Russian_Troll
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10 posted on 02/03/2015 1:12:32 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: Fedora

Hermitage Capital / Grassley letter bump


11 posted on 04/04/2017 10:58:05 PM PDT by piasa
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To: piasa

Thanks. A Khodorkovsky-Soros-Browder link would be extremely interesting.


12 posted on 04/04/2017 11:50:22 PM PDT by Fedora
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