Some of New York City's most notable whales are Russian billionaires, whose purchases at buildings like 15 Central Park West and the Plaza have been Manhattan record-setters. Russian buyers were allegedly looking for $100 million listings in Manhattan before there were $100 million listings in Manhattan. All of which is to say: who better to honor with a power hour during Whale Week 2013 than Russian billionaires? Russian Billionaires Power Hour begins right this minute. Got any related gossip for us? Please pass it along to the tipline.
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