This is a Wikipedia article about 7 Jewish billionnaire oligarchs which dictated the Russian
economy, politics since the end of the Soviet era with Jeltsin. (and indoubtedly before that)
Alexander Solszenitsyn wrote referred to them as a “crime syndicate” in the same way Hitler did.
Dutch VVD (leading Dutch political party) and EU Comission for for Internal Market and Services member Frits Bolkestein (of the EU “European Peoples” party”) was involved in a “scandal” when an investigative journalist found out he was part of the “international consultative council” of Menatep. A “controversial” (even by their standards) bank Chodorkovsky owns. As with other fishy “business”. This was soon buried as “unimportant”. Because almost all of the European Comission and Parliament members have similar connections of course.
There you have it though. Where top EU and national government officials have direct ties to “Russian” (Jewish) Banking cartels which a Nobel prize winning author compared to Mafia.