Goldman Sachs Shouldn't Work for Russia, Human Rights Group Says
By Christine Harper - Bloomberg
Human Rights Foundation, headed by Chairman Garry Kasparov, demanded that Goldman Sachs Group Inc. end a consulting agreement with the Russian government led by President Vladimir Putin.
“Goldman Sachs’s deal with Putin ranks among the worst examples ever of a company seeking to bolster its profits by laundering the financial reputation of a country led by a corruptly elected despot,” Kasparov, the former chess champion and leader of Russia’s Solidarity opposition group, said in a statement. “By doing business with Putin, Goldman Sachs is acting as an enemy of free enterprise and economic freedom.”
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