Global chess body checkmated by U.S. Russia sanctions

The chess world's leading international body finds itself backed into a corner over its long ties to a shadowy Russian politician and oligarch. The Lausanne, Switzerland-based World Chess Federation, known by its French acronym FIDE, revealed this week its bank accounts have been shut down owing to U.S. government sanctions ......

8 Published By - The Washington Times: Culture - 2018.02.14. 19:32
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