Sad Oligarch

Publisher:
Cool Zone Media, iHeartPodcast Network

Sad Oligarch

5.0/5

Critic Rating

WHAT HAPPENED TO RUSSIA'S DEAD OLIGARCHS? Since January 2022, more than 12 of Russia's wealthiest oligarchs have been found dead. One was poisoned with frog venom. One was found hanged on a handrail with his wife and children killed with an axe. Several fell out of high windows. All of the deaths are suspicious. Russia says most of them were coincidental suicides--that the oligarchs were simply depressed. I don't think so. Sad Oligarch is a modern true crime style investigative podcast series that looks into each Russian oligarch death in 2022/2023, unravelling a dark tale of Kremlin corruption and Russian political influence across...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Stephen O. • Podcast Delivery Jun 19, 2023

"Hanrahan and Sergiy Slipchenko manage to scratch an itch you didn’t know you had by delivering a podcast that is both gripping and timely – the perfect fit for what can best be described as third-wave true crime. It encapsulates the essence of this strange yet all-too-real phenomenon, expertly narrated for listeners who crave mystery and the allure of current events. Sad Oligarch strikes a balance between topical relevance and the undeniable magnetism that surrounds these enigmatic figures."

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