On “raiders”, the standard Russian term used for people or groups who use their links to corrupt officials to seize businesses illegally. Russia’s credit card habits. Canadian miner Kinross Gold Corp launched a new gold processing plant in Russia’s Chukotka region. Vimpel Communications will invest $267 million in the Vietnamese mobile telephone joint venture GTEL-Mobile. Russia has cut the limit on the percent of a company’s share capital which can be floated abroad, down 5% to 30%.