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 in “Journal Officiel” (the government’s official publication) and, even upon request, their beneficiaries cannot be disclosed.

Kirill Shamalov, born in 1982, is son to member of Ozero cooperative, Nikolay Shamalov (Putin was among its founders), and shareholder of Bank Rossiya. Kirill Shamalov was reportedly married to Putin’s daughter.


Petrov Kamenny Ostrov

Property registry certificate, Russia, proving that until 2017, Gennady Petrov’s wife Elena Petrova had an apartment in a luxury St. Petersburg house next to the residences of shareholders of Bank Rossiya and members of the Ozero cooperative.

The house on the 2nd Berezovaya Alleya 19, is guarded by the FSB. Adjacent are FSB and Presidential residences.

In 1992-1995 Petrov was prosecuted in Sankt-Petersburg for racketeering and creation of criminal community. During the trial witnesses forgot their claims.

A letter to St Petersburg’s court was pretended to be signed by a man closed to yakudza gambling’s businessman Kinichi Kamiyasu. It stated that Petrov is “an honest representative of Russian business world, accomplishing task of filling Russian market with Western goods” and the petitioner proposed a deposit in “convertible currency”. Later Kinichi Kamiyasu stated in the press that Petrov paid a bribe and that he signed empty blanks.

Petrov was accused of money laundering and criminal association in Spain in 2008, but escaped to Russia; his employees in Spain were acquitted, basing on FSB reports and other justificatory evidence which came from Russia.

Sens de la Vie creation

Sens de la vie creation

Swiss foundation, registered by the former chief of Ozero Cooperative and Rosatom top manager, Vladimir Smirnov (investigated in 2000–2009 in Germany in the SPAG money laundering case, now archived — see SPAG, elsewhere in the TBCA). “Sens de la vie” — “meaning of life”. Its declared purpose is to support innovative research projects by students at Vaudois and/or Swiss high schools and universities. Other managers are Larisa Drozdova and Dmitry Scorcheletti (also known as Dmitry Zverev).