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And which country would accept him, especially if he wanted to bring along his riches?
I am thinking Cyprus. Cuba would be nice but too risky, with old man Castro not likely to live forever. France might be an outside choice — there is a long tradition of Russian émigrés hanging out there. At least until the NKVD started killing them in the late ’30s.