OLIGARCH - ROSPROM
Steals: Right and Left
Lies: Right and Left
Hair: Black, relatively thick on head, car salesman-y mustache
Connections:Security structures, security structures, security structures
Career Notes: Won massive stake in Yukos in loans-for-shares deal for almost nothing...Owned, through Bank Menatep, a 10% stake in Moscow Times's parent company Independent Media...Currently ensconced in Yukos minority shareholder mess... Got government to assume its private-depositor debts after August crash...Name instantly recalls phenomenon of postcommunist spook profiteers...We dare you to run up to him waving a toy water pistol.
Minor League Notes: Former head of the Moscow Komsomol.