The head of Russian Lukoil criticized Putin for the war in Ukraine. This morning he fell out of a hospital window in Moscow | –

Updated 11:38 a.m. 9/1/2022, 10:57 a.m. The head of the board of directors of Russia’s second largest oil company, Lukoil, Ravil Maganov, 67, died on Thursday after falling from a hospital window in Moscow. A source familiar with the matter told Reuters. Some Russian media also reported on Maganov’s death, citing unnamed sources. The company Lukoil, for which the late Maganov worked since 1993 and was also its vice president, said without further details, according to AFP, that Maganov died after a “serious illness”. Lukoil was one of the first Russian companies to criticize the war in Ukraine and call for its end, reports the news website Lukoil is among the 100 largest concerns in the world and is mainly owned by Russian oligarchs. The mentioned German website also points out that in recent months there have been several unexplained deaths of high-ranking managers of the energy sector in Russia. For example, the body of Leonid Ć ulman, the head of transport at Gazprom Invest, was found. Next to him lay a note on which he complained of great pain in his broken leg. Reuters reports that Maganov was a close associate of one of Lukoil’s founders, Vagit Alekperov. He resigned from the post of head of this company in April. It comes a week after Britain froze his assets and banned him from entering the UK as part of sanctions over Russia’s military offensive in Ukraine. Mysterious deaths of Russian rich people The death of Maganov is another of the number of mysterious deaths of Russian businessmen and senior managers. In July, Russian oligarch Yuri Voronov was found in the pool of his luxurious St. Petersburg villa. The multimillionaire was shot in the head. A Grand Power pistol was found next to the pool and a cartridge case at the bottom. Voronov had a logistics and transport company and was tied to the gas giant Gazprom. He writes the Novinky portal. In February, sixty-one-year-old Alexander Tyulakov, a senior manager of Gazprom, was found hanged in his luxury home. According to some reports, his body showed signs of beating, suggesting that the hanging was staged. Three weeks earlier, Leonid Shulmanov was found stabbed in the bathroom of his home. He was the head of transport at Gazprom Invest, a branch of the energy giant that takes care of his investment projects. Forty-three-year-old billionaire Alexander Subbotin, a former executive at energy giant Lukoil, died in May. He was allegedly poisoned with toad poison, which caused a heart attack. In April, 51-year-old Vladislav Avayev, a former Kremlin official with ties to the leading Russian financial institution Gazprombank, was supposed to have committed suicide. See also an interesting archive report that will bring you closer to Vladimir Putin