Russia: mysterious death of a historic leader – Le Figaro

If the press release of the private oil group was rather vague on the conditions of the death of Ravil Maganov, other sources affirm that the latter fell from a window. The chairman of the board of directors of the Russian private oil group Loukoil, Ravil Maganov , died of a “serious illness,” the company said in a statement on Thursday, without providing further details. Earlier in the day, several Russian media and news agencies, citing unnamed sources, claimed that Ravil Maganov had died at the Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow. Some of these sources claimed that he had fallen from a window. To read also Six months of war in Ukraine: discover the yachts confiscated from the Russian oligarchs For the time being, the police have not officially given information on the tragedy. Ravil Maganov, born in 1954, was one of the historical leaders of the group, founded in November 1991. According to Loukoil, he had imagined and proposed the name of the company. In March, Lukoïl was one of the very few Russian companies to call for an end to the Russian offensive in Ukraine, which was followed by an avalanche of Western sanctions against large Russian groups and senior officials. At the end of April, the billionaire Vaguit Alekperov, then president of the group, had resigned a week after being placed on the list of Russian personalities sanctioned by the United Kingdom.