OLIGARCH - GAZPROM
Steals: Left and Right
Lies: Set record in 1997
Hair: League leader in 1997
Jewish: "Cherno-" means "Schwartz" in Yiddish
Connections: Berezovsky, Dubinin, Al Gore
Career Notes: All-Star first baseman since late 1992, when he was named Prime Minister to replace Yegor Gaidar...Is said to have pocketed 2% of Gazprom shares when he helped to structure the ex-Soviet company in late perestroika years, making him worth some 2 billion dollars...Famous quote while Prime Minister: "We hoped for better, but it turned out like always."..
Minor League Notes: Was considered an average student...worked his way up as foreman in gas industry to taking over Gazprom, the largest natural gas concern in the world.