“Lieutenant colonel PUTIN unlawfully heads FSB” — an article in the Yuridicheski Peterburg Segodnya legal newspaper (12 August 1988) by A. Kirilenko.
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.
Nikolay KOVALYOV (FSB chief before PUTIN)
Audit statement (Akt) from the check on financial and economic operations of the joint-stock company, “Construction and Financial Corporation — The Twentieth Trust” (Rus. KORPORATSIA DVADTCATIY TREST) for 1993, 1994, 1994, 1995.
Vladimir KISELYOV (aka KISELEV)
Entities: XXth Trust, AstrobankKabachinov act XXth trust
Sankt-Peterburgskie Birzhevye Vedomosti, 1 April 1992.
Newspaper article: “The City Hall of St. Petersburg: 50% of city officials are honest people”, by Vera Lvova.
The article covers affairs involving oil licenses and food for the city conducted by Vladimir PUTIN and other City Hall officials.
Three articles mentioning Vladimir PUTIN:
1st: “Deputies and the city hall could and should work together”. Interview with the Chief of the City Hall Committee for External Relations, Deputy Mayor of St. Petersburg, Vladimir PUTIN. PUTIN replies in his interview on complaints he did not properly manage the delivery of food to St. Petersburg in 1992.
2nd: “Is PUTIN confused by the devil?”. The story is that, while the food licenses were issued for St. Petersburg, the foods did not come to the city. The St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly investigation into this case by local deputies, Marina SALYE and Yuri GLADKOV, would find PUTIN responsible for food scandal.
3rd. “What does city mayor think about it?”. St. Petersburg mayor, Anatoly SOBCHAK, refutes all accusations against PUTIN and accuses SALYE and GLADKOV, along with journalists, of unprofessionalism.