Inclusion on Forbes rich list 'now seen as toxic' by Russians

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Magazine says entry no longer cause for celebration after US uses it to compile ‘Putin list’

Wealthy Russians now view inclusion on the Forbes list of the world’s richest people as toxic, rather than a cause for bragging rights, the magazine has said, after the US treasury department used it to compile its own “name and shame” list of Kremlin-linked oligarchs.

RBK, a Russian newspaper, reported on Wednesday that the business people included on the “Putin list” had lost a combined total of $1.06bn (£750m) in the 24 hours after its publication.

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