Contents tagged with Novyi Svit

  • Media: Putin’s friend buys sparkling wine plant in annexed Crimea

    The Russian-controlled administration of the Crimea held a tender for the sale of the spartkling wine plant, Novyi Svit (New World) in Sudak on Wednesday, December 20th. The winner was the Southern Project company, which is a 100% “subsidiary" of the Russia bank which is under sanctions and owned by Yury Kovalchuk (who is considered one of Vladimir Putin’s “purses”), RBC news agency reports.

    The company was sold for 1.55 billion rubles (about 26 million dollars).

    The Novyi Svit winery was …