Share Tweet Pocket Add to Bookmarks
You're reading: U.S. cables lift mask on Putin’s ‘corrupt autocracy’
Popular
on social media

The stars of the U.S. Foreign Service cast "alpha-dog" Putin as Russia’s paramount leader, presiding over a system where greed and oil money decide everything. Laws mean nothing.

U.S. diplomats speculate about Putin’s personal wealth and repeat Moscow rumours that the former KGB spy has assets abroad and links to Russia’s lucrative oil export trade.

Putin has denied amassing a vast fortune while president and has dismissed speculation about his personal wealth as snot smeared over paper.

Exclusive article

Sign up or subscribe to view more articles.
Try Kyiv Post for just 99¢ for the first month!
See All Plans
$5.95
Monthly plan
Get unlimited article access, anytime, anywhere.

Subscribe
$60
Yearly plan
Access all the exclusive content on KyivPost.com and the complete online archive.
Subscribe
Advertisement

Add comment

Sorry, you must be logged in to post a comment.
More in this section
Attention

Add a picture
Choose file
Add a quote
Attention

Are you sure you want to delete your comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to delete all user's comments?

Attention

Are you sure you want to unapprove user's comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to move to spam user's comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to move to trash user's comment?

Spelling error report

The following text will be sent to our editors: