Leonid Nevzlin Politician

Leonid nevzlin

Leonid Borisovich Nevzlin (Russian: Леонид Борисович Невзлин; Hebrew: לאוניד בוריסוביץ' נבזלין‎; born September 21, 1959 in Moscow) is a Russian-Israeli businessman. Nevzlin was a high ranking executive at Yukos, once a Russian oil firm before it was extinguished by the Russian government. That government is requesting his extradition due to hotly disputed criminal allegations against him and other former executives in Yukos. In 2008 he was tried in absentia and found guilty of several counts of conspiracy to murder and sentenced to life imprisonment. Nevzlin called the court case a show trial orchestrated by Vladimir Putin Nevzlin graduated from the Gubkin Institute of Oil and Gas in 1981. He worked for the Soviet Ministry of Geology. In 1981-1987 he was a software engineer in ZarubezhGeologia, an external trade organization of the then-Soviet Ministry of Geology. In 1987 he met Mikhail Khodorkovsky and became a Deputy Director in Center for Scientific and Engineering Creativity of Youths at Frunzensky Raion Committee of VLKSM (Центр научно-технического творчества молодежи "МЕНАТЕП" при Фрунзенском РК ВЛКСМ) In 1989-1991 he worked as the President of Menatep Bank.

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Date of birth
September 21st, 1959


1. Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas Colleges/University

The Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (Russian: Российский государственный университет нефти и газа имени И. М. Губкина) is a university in Moscow. The university was founded on 17 April 1930 and is named after the geologist Ivan Gubkin. The university is affectionally known as Kerosinka (Russian: Керосинка), meaning "kerosene stove". The university had been known in 1960-1980s (when many Soviet universities had unofficial restrictions on the number of Jewish students) for its lax attitude toward accepting student of Jewish origin.

April 17th, 1930
65, Leninsky prospekt, GSP-1, 119991 - Moscow, Central Federal District
Official web page www.gubkin.ru
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People attended Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas connected by profession and/or age

b. 1936., Politician
b. 1955., Dramatist
b. 1964., Organization leader
b. 1928., Geologist
b. 1937., Academic
b. 1964.


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