Who is Viktor Vekselberg?

Viktor Vekselberg, the 48-year-old Russian oligarch, is not known for his corporate ethics. Described by Forbes as a “deal junkie”, Vekselberg is ranked the third-richest Russian and the 44th richest person in the world by the magazine. His net worth is about $10-billion, accumulated predominantly through metals and oil.

Vekselberg is one of Russia’s infamous oligarchs — a tiny group of entrepreneurs who exploited the disintegration of the Soviet system to amass tens of billions of dollars.

In 2004 he bought the largest private collection of FabergÃ

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