According to German Stuttgart’s Procesucutor’s Office’s proceedings (led to a judgement by 2010), in 2001 Alfa Group reached an agreement with Izmaylovskaya crime gang, after several meetings in Paris, over TNK’s ownership. Alfa Group allegedly paid $200 Million to Mikhail Chernoy.
Sentence issued in 2010 in Stuttgart, Germany, against Alexander Afanasiev and others — found guilty of money laundering and illicit association with the Izmaylovskaya criminal group. By way of background, the activity of Oleg Deripaska and Iskander Makhmudov is described by witnesses (found trustworthy by the court). The witness, Dzhalol Khaidarov, states that they were all part of Izmaylovskaya, led by Mikhail Chernoy and Anton Malevski, and laundered criminal money in Germany and other countries.
List of participants of the meeting with the leadership of Daimler-Benz, among them “Mr Gafur Rakhimov, Agro Plus K & M”, which took place on 14 June, 1996 in Stuttgart.
Switzerland based company Agro Plus K&M existed in 1992-1998. OCCRP liked the company to than residing in Switzerland Sergey Mikhailov (Mikhas) from Solntsevskaya gang . In 2017 Mikhailov appears to have good relations with State Duma member Vladimir Shamanov as well as with Gafur Rakhimov and Semen Mogilevich.
Source: Jürgen Roth’s archive.