Bloomberg: Why Pugachev is suing Russia for $12 billion

The renowned author and journalist Leonid Bershidsky wrote today in his Bloomberg View column:

“…the story behind [Pugachev’s] litigation exposes the predatory, inept bureaucracy that now runs the enormous state sector of the Russian economy, and shows how the romance and ambition that once propelled the transition from communism to capitalism met its end.”

“The ex-millionaire’s descriptions of the political intrigue are vivid and believable: It was Sechin whom Khodorkovsky accused of appropriating his oil assets, which are now part of state-owned Rosneft, where Sechin is chief executive.”

Read the story in full here.