Ruslan Koliak’s testimony against Yuri Shutov

On June 25, 1999, a Sankt-Petersburg’s criminal authority Ruslan Koliak, acting as a witness, acuses Yuri Shutov of beeing a criminal authority. Koliak learned it, being himself in custody, from another detainee, who said he was a “killer contracted by Shutov”. Yuriy Shutov  – an early assistant in Sobchak’s administration who was fired after accusing …

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Indictment of “Troika” (Tambovskaya gang) case and Gennady Petrov in Spain, May 2015

Dated of May 29, 2015. See also Russian translation. In 2007, Spanish Special Anticorruption Prosecutor’s office started to investigate the activity of Russian members of Tambov-Malyshev (Tambovsko-Malyshevskaya, Tambovskaya) gang settled in Spain since 1998. Three main suspects, Gennady Petrov, Alexander Malyshev and Sergey Kuzmin, were targeted. Sergey Kuzmin escaped the arrest in Spain, while Petrov …

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Spanish Russian mafia Troika case: press release of the court on “uneconomic” transcations of the defendants

“However strange, uneconomic or unconventional were the commercial operations in which the defendants invested, if the origin of the acquired, converted, transmitted or concealed property is not proven of beeing from criminal activity, there is no money-laundering offence, “explains the Chamber (translation of the last paragraph of the press release on the sentence in Troika …

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Arrest warrant of Vorontsov, Gofsthein (Kalashov case in Spain)

Arrest warrant for several Russian and Spanish citizens in Spain, considered to be part of the criminal gang of Zakhar Kalashov (see also the sentence issued by the Supreme Court of Spain), alias Shakro, dated of 2006. Among them Oleg Vorontsov, residing in Madrid, was also considered to be close to Gafur Rakhimov. Vorontsov ensured …

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Petition to Spanish court by the defendant Juan Untoria, Tambov gang case: Petrov was a KGB agent

One of the defendants in Spanish “Russian mafia case” (Tambovskaya gang or Troika case), Juan Untoria Augustin, asks the judge to release him from pre-trial detention. He argues that the presumed head of the gang, Gennadi (Gennadios) Petrov was introduced to him by his classmate, Spanish intelligence officer. Mr Untoria states that the officer knew …

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Investigation of Izmaylovskaya gang (Chernoi, Deripaska, Makhmudov) in Spain, 2009

Dated of March 13, 2009. A request by Spanish Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office to the judge to conduct certain investigative actions related to the case of Izmayloskaya gang –  Iskander Makhmudov, Oleg Deripaska, Mikhail Chernoi (Cherny). “Oleg Deripaska, together with Chernoi and Majmudov, controlled the company “Rual Trade, Ltd.” residing in Tortola (British Virgin Islands), then …

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French property of Russian official Sergey Prikhodko’s daughter

Property at the Alps ski resort Megève, belonging to Svetlana Prikhodko and her husband Ivan Sadchikov. Since January 2020, Sergey Prikhodko is advisor to Russian prime minister Mikhail Mishustin.   From 2013 to 2018 he was Deputy Prime Minister of Russia in Dmitry Medvedev’s Cabinet, from 2018 to 2020 he was First Deputy Head of the …

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