OLIGARCH - MOST Group
Steals: Left and Right
Lies: Daily on NTV
Jewish: Head of Russian Jewish Congress
Connections:Luzhkov, Berezovsky, Yavlinsky, Nemtsov
Career Notes: Was awarded national broadcasting license for television network NTV in exchange for hysterical anti-Communist propaganda in 1996 presidential elections...When Yeltsin fell out with Luzhkov in 1994, Kremlin bodyguard Alexander Korzhakov used paramilitary troops to attack Gusinsky's armored convoy in broad daylight on the Novy Arbat in order to send message to Luzhkov...Along with Berezovsky, lost in bid for Svyazinvest to George Soros and Vladimir Potanin in 1997, setting off so-called banker's war...
Minor League Notes: Was a theater director, private taxi driver during Soviet times...Started MOST group in 1989 during the Gorbachev era.