TITLE

Russian billionaire man ditches Apple and Facebook for Chinese Alibaba

PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Regional Today;3/19/2014, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports the move by Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov as of mid-March 2014 to purchase shares in major Chinese internet retailer Alibaba following the sale of his interests in American technology (tech) firms Apple and Facebook as the West imposes sanctions on Russia.
ACCESSION #
95090936

 

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