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A number one Russian oil tycoon has been discovered lifeless in suspicious circumstances after he plunged from a sixth flooring window at a Moscow hospital.
Ravil Maganov, 67, chairman of Russian oil big LUKOIL, died on the spot after falling from a window on the sixth flooring of the Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow at round 7.30am native time.
It is unclear why Maganov was in hospital however his dying is the newest of various prime Russian officers who’ve died in suspicious circumstances in current months – with many mysteriously falling to their deaths from home windows.
Maganov can also be now amongst a sequence of Russian vitality tycoons killed in suspicious circumstances.
Ravil Maganov, 67, (pictured with Putin after receiving a medal) chairman of Russian oil big LUKOIL, died on the spot after falling from a window on the sixth flooring of the Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow at round 7.30am native time
The main Russian oil tycoon was been discovered lifeless in suspicious circumstances after he plunged from a sixth flooring window on the Moscow hospital
It is unclear why Maganov was in hospital however his dying is the newest of various prime Russian officers who’ve died in suspicious circumstances in current months – with many mysteriously falling to their deaths from home windows. Pictured: The Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow
Maganov, who was awarded a medal by Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been chairman of LUKOIL since 2020 and was the chief vice chairman from 2006 to 2020.
Initial studies claimed that Maganov ‘threw himself out of the window’ earlier than being discovered lifeless by medical workers. But police are nonetheless investigating whether or not this was a suicide or a suspicious dying.
Maganov, whose brother Nail Maganov is the top of one other oil firm Tatneft, was awarded the Order of Alexander Nevsky – a medal bestowed to civil servants for 20 years or extra of extremely meritorious service – in 2019 by Putin.
His spouse Fania is the top of the English First language faculty in Almetyevsk whereas his son Ravil is a racing automobile driver.
Magonov’s mysterious dying comes after an anti-Putin, Latvian-American businessman, was discovered lifeless in Washington DC, US, on August 14 after he fell from the window of a luxurious house constructing.
Dan Rapoport, 52, was discovered outdoors 2400 M Apartments on August 14th shortly earlier than 6pm. His physique was found on the street alongside together with his cracked cellphone, $2,620 money, a keyring with a lanyard and a cracked white headphone.
Rapoport, a businessman who ran the enduring Soho Rooms nightclub in Moscow, lived in DC from 2012 till 2016 together with his first spouse, Irina.
Dan Rapoport was discovered lifeless outdoors the house constructing in DC the place police say he was dwelling. He fell to his dying on August 14th
Rapoport’s canine, Boy, was stated to have carried ‘money and a suicide word’ right into a park after he set it free earlier than his dying. Those particulars have been reported by former Tatler editor Yuniya Pugacheva on Telegram
The eight-floor house constructing that Rapoport jumped to his dying from, in accordance with police
Until this yr, he had been dwelling in Kyiv together with his second spouse, Ukrainian virologist Alena, and their younger daughter. When was broke out in February, he despatched them to Denmark and he returned to the US, planning to convey them over.
It was initially reported that Rapoport killed himself after setting his canine, Boy, free carrying a suicide word and money.
His widow, Alena, says he didn’t kill himself and that Pugacheva’s sources are off.
Three days earlier than his dying, Rapoport posted a haunting picture on Facebook of Marilyn Brando as Colonel Kurtz in Apocalypse Now with the phrases: ‘The horror, the horror.’
He had turn out to be obsessive about the conflict in Ukraine and Putin’s Army, and had all the time been an outspoken critic of the regime.
In December, a Russian nationalist who criticised Putin and predicted civil conflict additionally mysteriously fell to his dying from a fifth-floor window in Moscow.
Yegor Prosvirnin, 35, from Vladivostok, Russia, was discovered bare ‘beneath the home windows of a residential constructing’ on Tverskaya Street within the centre of Moscow.
Mr Prosvirnin allegedly threw a ‘knife and fuel canister’ from the fifth flooring window, while neighbours heard ‘screaming and swearing’ earlier than he fell, in accordance with BBC Russia.
Yegor Prosvirnin, 35, from Vladivostok, Russia, fell to his dying from a fifth-floor window in Moscow on December 27
Mr Prosvirnin (pictured) based the controversial right-wing weblog Sputnik and Pogrom, which supported the annexation of Crimea
Mr Prosvirnin based the controversial right-wing weblog Sputnik and Pogrom and predicted the Russian Federation would ‘collapse’ whereas closely criticising Putin and predicting a civil conflict.
During the Covid pandemic, there have been a sequence of mysterious deaths have been sufferers have been discovered lifeless after leaping out of hospital home windows in Russia – like within the case Maganov. There was no suggestion the LUKOIL chairman was struggling from Covid.
A prime Russian scientist with shut hyperlinks to Edinburgh University who was ‘engaged on a Covid-19 vaccine’ was discovered lifeless in suspicious circumstances in St Petersburg in December 2020.
Biologist Alexander ‘Sasha’ Kagansky, 45, greatest recognized for his work on combating most cancers, was reported to have fallen in his underwear from a 14th flooring window of a excessive rise residential constructing.
He additionally had a stab wound on his physique, in accordance with Moskovsky Komsomolets (MK).
Biologist Alexander ‘Sasha’ Kagansky, 45, greatest recognized for his work on combating most cancers, was reported to have fallen in his underwear from a 14th flooring window of a excessive rise residential constructing
The dying follows six Russians plunging to their deaths from hospital home windows earlier that yr.
Five of the victims have been being handled for coronavirus while one sufferer was a physician who had complained about PPE shortages. Another physician fell from a hospital window, however he survived.
In the final yr, there have been a number of thriller deaths amongst a few of Putin’s closest allies and associates – particularly amongst fuel executives like Magonov.
In May, billionaire Alexander Subbotin, 43, a former prime govt with vitality big Lukoil, was discovered lifeless beneath mysterious circumstances.
The oligarch, who owned a profitable delivery firm, was reportedly handled with toad venom – put into an incision that had been made in his pores and skin.
Soon afterwards, Subbotin had a coronary heart assault and was given a tranquilliser from the herb valerian.
Billionaire Alexander Subbotin (pictured), 43, a former prime govt with Kremlin-friendly vitality big Lukoil, is the newest in various excessive profile, mysterious deaths since Vladimir Putin ordered his forces to invade Ukraine
The mogul had sought the recommendation of shamans to remedy a hangover, in accordance with the official model of occasions, however his dying comes because the deaths of different outstanding tycoons are beneath the highlight which critics of Putin’s regime say might be murders.
In April, Sergei Protosenya, 55, was discovered hanged outdoors a Spanish villa, together with his spouse Natalia, 33, and their teenage daughter Maria discovered hacked to dying with an axe inside.
Investigators initially assumed that Protosenya, who had a fortune of £330million, had killed himself within the Lloret det Mar villa within the Costa Brava.
But native studies stated proof doesn’t conclusively level in the direction of this clarification, as no suicide word was discovered within the property and it appeared steps had been taken to make sure there have been no fingerprints on the homicide weapons.
The businessman had served as deputy chairman of pure fuel firm Novotek, an organization intently linked to the Kremlin.
Sergey Protosenya (proper), 55, who had a fortune of over £330 million, is believed to have hacked his spouse Natalia (centre) and their 18-year-old daughter to dying earlier than hanging himself within the courtyard of his Lloret de Mar villa on Spain’s Costa Brava (pictured collectively)
Vladislav Avayev (pictured), 51, was present in his elite Moscow penthouse alongside his spouse Yelena, 47, and daughter, Maria, 13
Just days earlier, the physique of Vladislav Avayev, 51, was present in his elite Moscow penthouse alongside his spouse Yelena, 47, and daughter, Maria, 13, in one other obvious murder-suicide.
Avayev was beforehand a vice chairman at Gazprombank – a financial institution that was created to work for Russian fuel big Gazprom – and had additionally been a Kremlin official.
On February 25, the day after the Ukraine conflict began, the physique of Alexander Tyulakov, 61, a senior Gazprom monetary and safety official at deputy basic director degree, was found by his lover.
His neck was in a noose in his £500,000 dwelling.
Earlier this yr, Alexander Tyulakov (left) and Leonid Shulman (proper) additionally died in suspicious circumstances
Yet studies say he had been badly crushed shortly earlier than he ‘took his personal life’, resulting in hypothesis he was beneath intense stress.
In the identical elite Leninsky gated housing growth in Leningrad area three weeks earlier, Leonid Shulman, 60, head of transport at Gazprom Invest, was discovered lifeless with a number of stab wounds in a pool of blood on his lavatory flooring.
A word was discovered, the contents of which haven’t been disclosed, and the Russian Investigative Committee reportedly refused to debate the deaths.
A knife was discovered on the bath, seemingly out of attain.