Iskander Makhmudov and Gennady Petrov’s conversation, Tambovskaya case

A phone conversation between Gennady Petrov, defendant in the Troika case of Tambovskaya gang, and Iskander Makhmudov, which took place on September, 21, 2007, at 17:36. Makhmudov promises to Petrov to “do everything right now” in response to a previous Petrov’s request.

From the Troika case, examined at Madrid’s court, 2018.

See also, the 2019’s conviction for tax evasion of the defendant Yuri Salikov, since he concealed and did not pay taxes on several million euros, arrived at the account of the Spanish company that he co-owned with Petrov.

According to the Spanish Prosecution, Yuri Salikov, calling Makhmudov “The Chinese” in his own conversations with Petrov, from pretrial detention, expected that Makhmudov pays a deposit to allow Salikov to be released.

Makhmudov is one of the richest Russia’s oligarchs denying any wronging, one of the leaders of the Russian government’s procurements together with Andrey Bokarev. Makhmudov is one of the key figures in the investigations against Izmaylovskaya gang in Germany (2010), Spain (2009-2016), the announced French Senate’s probe (in connection to the so-called Benalla case)-2019, a RICO complaint in the USA, a complaint by a kazakh entrepreneur against Makhmudov (abduction).

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.