Russia
A former Glencore Swiss executive at the heart of a court battle over a Russian nickel mining firm

Christian Wolfensberger, chairman of the board of Molumin, at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, on 11 September 2018.
Christian Wolfensberger, chairman of the board of Molumin, at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, on 11 September 2018. © Tass/Host Photo/Pool/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
The battle between the current and former owners of a large nickel deposit in the Kamchatka Peninsula may impact Swiss businessman Christian Wolfensberger, who left Glencore ten years ago with a vast fortune and is accused of being the man behind the curtain at the company managing the nickel mine. [...]
Published on 07.06.2024 at 04:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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