In this saga of brilliant triumphs and magnificent failures,
David E. Hoffman, the former Moscow bureau chief for the
Washington Post, sheds light on the hidden lives of Russia’s most
feared power brokers: the oligarchs. Focusing on six of these
ruthless men Alexander Smolensky, Yuri Luzhkov, Anatoly Chubais,
Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Boris Berezovsky, and Vladimir
GusinskyHoffman shows how a rapacious, unruly capitalism was
born out... more...