Do you remember Oleg Deripaska, Paul Manafort’s business partner to whom he owed $17 million? The Russian aluminum oligarch?
Well, he’s building an aluminum plant in, of all places, Kentucky, the home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Sanctions have been lifted, of course.
Here’s the announcement from Deripaska’s company, RUSAL.
Just a matter of a canny businessman seeing an opportunity, I’m sure.