Russia’s Oligarchs: Rich Enough to Still Afford Caviar

It would seem to be a stressful holiday season for Russia’s ultra-wealthy elite, the gilded class of post-Communist billionaires with a taste for costly things and close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The secretive group, known popularly as the oligarchs, for their control over Russia’s oil, metals, banking, gas, fertilizer, electricity, railways, aviation, defense and…