Lev Savenkov, Vladimir Putin, 1993

Article in the NEVSKOE VREMYA newspaper on the affairs of Lev SAVENKOV, a St. Petersburg former Deputy Mayor, entrepreneur, and adventurer with ties to organized crime groups. In 1994, SAVENKOV was sentenced to 5 years in prison for embezzlement.

The article includes an interview with Vladimir PUTIN, then Head of the St. Petersburg City Hall Committee for External Relations.

(17.03.1994)

Names mentioned:
Vladimir PUTIN
Lev SAVENKOV
Anatoly SOBCHAK
Nikolay KOVALYOV (FSB chief before PUTIN)

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