The Complicated Relationship between Austria's Raiffeisen Bank and Russian Sanctions

Description: Amidst a tense geopolitical climate, Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) of Austria has made a daring move, intertwining financial gain with political risk. The bank's dealings with Russia have garnered intense scrutiny, particularly from the United States, given Austria's historical ties with the country. With a controversial transaction involving Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska, RBI is navigating a complex landscape of sanctions in an attempt to secure profits from the Russian market.