Top ranks families in russia
Download
1 / 18

Top Ranks Families in Russia - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 76 Views
  • Uploaded on

Top Ranks’ Families in Russia. and their ties with business. Roman Shleynov « Novaya Gazeta » , Moscow, Russia. Lillehammer, Norway, 2008. Novaya Gazeta: Why we focused on that topic?. Lack of public control over the officials in Russia Weak regulation and limits for the officials

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Top Ranks Families in Russia' - kaipo


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Top ranks families in russia

Top Ranks’ Families in Russia

and their ties with business

Roman Shleynov «Novaya Gazeta», Moscow, Russia

Lillehammer, Norway, 2008


Novaya gazeta why we focused on that topic
Novaya Gazeta:Why we focused on that topic?

  • Lack of public control over the officials in Russia

  • Weak regulation and limits for the officials

  • Strong pressure of state bureaucracy on business

  • Corruption as a state institution

  • Protectionism and conflict of interests eliminate free competition and stop economic development


The top ranks we monitored
The top ranks we monitored:

  • president

  • head of presidents administration and his assistants

  • prime-minister and ministers

  • special service (FSB) director, head of security council

    ------------------------------------------------------Total: 9 top figures were monitored

    Mainly representatives of executive power


Example of top rank s family business
Example of top rank’s family business

Restaurant

inside

Secret Service

headquarter

Malaya Lubyanka Str., 7

Moscow



Example of top rank’s family business

Bank and

+ Building

company

in Spain

100%

His nephew,

Alexey Patrushev

«Stroylesproduct»

Company (St. Petersburg)

«National Military Foundation»

(«National Charity Foundation»),

initiated by Vladimir Putin

Head of Security Council,

former director of Federal Security Service (FSB)

Nikolay Patrushev

$ 5 million

joint project:

Trade center in

St. Petersburg

president

Russian Volleyball Federation

Deputy general

director

Alexander

Gordienko

director

100%

«Lubyansky» Restaurant,

former KGB (FSB) canteen,

inside Federal Security Service

building in Moscow

«Kvorum-Invest»

Company (Moscow)


Example of parliamentary member s family business
Example of parliamentary member’s family business

Jewelry shop inside Russian Parliament


Example of parliamentary member’s

family business

«Youventa Stroy»

company

His Daughter,

Svetlana Yazeva

«Yava Stroy»

company

3 million

RUR

3 million

RUR

Parliament member,

Chairman of parliamentary

committee for Energy,

transportation and

communications

Member of «United Russia»

pro president party

Valeriy Yazev

Head of «Russian Gas Society»,

Gazprom lobbyist

February 9, 2004

the biggest donation

to

Vladimir Putin

elections campaign

«Youveline»,

Jewelry shop in the hall

Of Russian Parliament


General example of top rank s family links with business
General example of top rank’s family links with business

Head or

co-founder

Charity Foundation,

non commercial

Organization or

project

Top ranking

public

official

His wife

Co-founders,

Members or

sponsors

Companies or businessmen

linked with

top ranking public official,

or intending to demonstrate

their loyalty


Dmitry

Medvedev,

president

Svetlana

Medvedeva,

his wife

Church program

on moral culture

of young generation

The only businessman

in the board Valery Volodin,

head and co owner of

perfumery distributing

Company «Edinaya Evropa»

Vladislav

Surkov,

deputy head

of president’s

administration

Julia

Vishnevskaya,

his wife

Dolls Museum,

non commercial

organization

«Ferro-Stroy» company

founded by top manager

and co-owner of Russian

metallurgic holding

«Evraz Group»

Alexander Abramov

Building,

approx.

$ 1 million

Viktor

Khristenko,

minister

of industry

Tatiana

Golikova,

his wife,

Minister

of health care

Foundation

for monastery

reconstruction

The head of «Magma»

Sergey Preobrazhensky,

distributor for

Magnitogorsk

metallurgy plant

Irina

Tyntiakova,

his wife

Alexey

Kudrin,

minister

of finance

«Valentine

Youdashkin

Group»

(elite dresses)

The company of

Alexander Karmanov,

the supplier of pipes

for Gazprom


Former head of the Section of confiscated property

(Russian Federal Property Foundation) and his wife

Started business in France and invested 600 000 Euros

of unknown origin


Tracing links in Russia using legal opportunities

  • Personal sources

  • Companies’ information and other databases

  • Public internet resources: forums, classmates and students unions, resources like Facebook, headhunting resources


Problems
Problems

  • The law about personal data is not perfect

  • Officials ignore journalists requests or try to give formal answers

  • Traditional non formal ties in Russian society

  • Not independent courts, parliament and law enforcement


ad