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Encyclopedia > Nikolai Glushkov

Nikolay Glushkov is a former Deputy Director-General of Aeroflot. Aeroflot — Russian Airlines (Russian:Аэрофлот — Российские авиалинии), Aeroflot — Rossijskie Avialinii, or Aeroflot (Аэрофлот; literally air fleet), is the Russian national airline and the biggest carrier in Russia. ...


He was arrested in 2000 by Russian authorities on fraud charges, being seriously ill. He is a close ally of the Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky, who gave up his shares of the ORT TV channel[1] (and, according to some sources, transferred them to Roman Abramovich's Sibneft) for the promise to release him, which was not fulfilled [2]. Boris Abramovich Berezovsky (Бори́с Абра́мович Березо́вский) a. ... Channel One (Russian: , Pervy Kanal) is one of Russias most poorly rated TV channels with the smallest reception area. ... Roman Arkadievich Abramovich (English: a-BRAM-oh-vich)(IPA: ) (Russian: ) (born 24 October 1966 in Saratov, Russia) is a Russian oil billionaire and the main owner of private investment company Millhouse Capital, referred to as one of the Russian oligarchs. ... Sibneft (Сибне́фть in Russian) is Russias fifth largest oil producing and refining company. ...


In 2001 Andrei Lugovoi was arrested and charged with organizing the escape of Glushkov. Andrei Lugovoi (Lugovoy) (Russian: ) is a former Federal Security Service of Russia (FSB) operative and millionaire who met with Alexander Litvinenko on the day he fell ill (1 November, 2006). ...


References

  1. ^ ORT OFFICIALS ACCUSED OF CONTRABAND AND EVADING CUSTOMS TARIFFS.
  2. ^ Russian: Владимир Прибыловский, Юрий Фельштинский. Операция "Наследник". Штрихи к политическому портрету В. В. Путина The Operation "Successor" by Vladimir Pribylovsky and Yuriy Felshtinsky

 
 

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