Timchenko’s foundation managers

…Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Timchenko is a billionaire, long-time shareholder of Bank “Rossiya”, co-founder of judo club, “Yavara Neva”, and one of the leading winners of government procurement contracts in Russia with “Volga Group”. He has been Vladimir Putin’s friend since the early 1990s. Putin recognized this only in 2011, claiming that he did not help Timchenko to build his oil empire. In 2003, Timchenko denied any relation to Putin to a Swiss newspaper, which was curious about the fortune of a newcomer in Geneva. He also said he was “almost retired” and not active in business. With $18.9…

Kirill Shamalov’s secret Monégasque company

Alta Mira1 Minutes of decisions of the single shareholder of the Monégasque SCP ALTA MIRA, unique founder of the French company, SCI Atlantic, on the transfer of shares from Gennady and Elena Timchenko to SCP ALTA MIRA, represented by Kirill Shamalov, “manager” (“gérant”), registered in Monaco. This is a way for the Timchenkos to sell a €4.5-million villa in Biarritz, on the Atlantic coast of France, to Shamalov, previously covered in the press. At that juncture, shareholders of ALTA MIRA could not be disclosed because of Monégasque law: creation of a SCP — société civile particulière — is not announced…

Skigin, Traber, Vasiliev — Monaco’s police file on Sotrama S.A.M

…investigation started as a result of request from Moscow. An outgoing request was sent to Rome. Measures taken: Ilias (Ilya) Traber is banned from entering Monaco. Traber is referenced as the leader of companies dedicated to oil trading, located in St. Petersburg (PETERSBURG OIL TERMINAL and FINANCIAL INDUSTRIAL HOLDING OBIP), in Vaduz (UNITED JET SERVICE LTD), but also in Nice (SARL HORIZON) and Monaco (SAM SOTRAMA). In the context of the investigations, certain data from French intelligence on Gennady Timchenko (Timtchenko) was obtained by the Monegasque police for Sotrama’s file. It is not clear what kind of data it was….

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…puts our community of countries on the verge of an environmental disaster. The problems with the quality of construction first came to public attention in the fall of 2011. Relevant Russian authorities (Rostekhnadzor) have provided negative reviews of the dock structures, and national and international bodies (i. e. HELCOM) have also conveyed their concerns to Russian counterparts. Lately, the owners of the docks (Rosneftbunker and Neva of Mr. Gennady Timchenko) have announced that all necessary repair works have been conducted, but these claims have not been confirmed by relevant Russian authorities – let alone verified by independent international experts. We…

120515_OpenLetter_BKMerkel_PPutin(2)

…puts our community of countries on the verge of an environmental disaster. The problems with the quality of construction first came to public attention in the fall of 2011. Relevant Russian authorities (Rostekhnadzor) have provided negative reviews of the dock structures, and national and international bodies (i. e. HELCOM) have also conveyed their concerns to Russian counterparts. Lately, the owners of the docks (Rosneftbunker and Neva of Mr. Gennady Timchenko) have announced that all necessary repair works have been conducted, but these claims have not been confirmed by relevant Russian authorities – let alone verified by independent international experts. We…