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As a president of Russia, appointed his closest friends to high-ranked posts in government or in national corporations.
“The amount of funds personally controlled by Vladimir Putin and the people closely connected with him is so huge that freezing or arresting this money can cause a real catastrophe in the European financial markets and will have a very painful effect on the banking business in the United States,” said the expert from the Center for a New American Security.
Colleagues from St. Peterbugh
- Alexey Miller (soldier), since 2001 head of Gazprom. Billionare
- Igor Sechin, head of Rosneft since 2004. Billionare
- Vitaly Mutko, minister of sport. Millionare
- German Gref, head of Sberbank since 2007. Billionare
- Dmitry Medvedev, prime minister. Before: chairman of the Board of Directors in Gazprom. Billionare
On this photo from 90’s Putin with mafia bosses Aslan Usoyan aka “Grandpa Hassan” (killed by sniper in 2013) and Boris Sulava aka “Kicho” (killed in 2003),
According to two of our sources, de-facto co-owners of Petersburg Oil Terminal, Ilya Traber (wanted by Interpol), and Sergei Vasilyev, have attended Putin’s birthday parties. They visited at least two such parties, in 2004 and 2016, and received a warm welcome there. No other crime bosses have been honored this way: thus, Petrov was not even there, according to a source who witnessed the entire celebration.
“He [Semion Mogilevich, the “boss of the bosses” of the Russian mafia according to the FBI) now lives in Moscow. They are on good terms with Putin. They are familiar with Putin since the days when Putin was in Leningrad ”(Melnichenko’s films, a record of February 8, 2000, the head of the SBU, General Derkach, reports to President Kuchma about his interaction with Semyon Mogilevich).