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Arkady Aleksandrovich Gaydamak

Date of Birth: 8 April 1952
Place of Birth: Moscow


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The Russians are coming

In 2006, Alexander Gaydamak, an heir to the fortune of oligarch Arkady Gaydamak, purchased another English Premier League club, Portsmouth...


Gaydamak goes

Questions surround the resignation of President José Eduardo dos Santos's confidant, special consultant and billionaire Arkady Gaydamak, on 6 April, as well as the fate of Gaydamak's diplomatic passport...


Books on the boom

In his account of the career of the Russian-Angolan-Israeli financier Arkady Gaydamak, Shaxson analyses how the financial systems of three states accommodated deals which were known to break international laws and sanctions but have taken a decade and a half to prosecute...


Exit Arkady

A quarrel over business spoils seems to lie behind the hasty departure of Russo-Israeli businessman Arkady Gaydamak from Luanda late last month...


Chirac's last Cannes-Cannes

Pasqua is well known for many African adventures and links to Angolagate (along with Arkady Gaidamak and Pierre Falcone) and the UN oil-for-food scandal; he has immunity, as will Chirac after the elections...


Joining the big league

He was at the centre of the complex oil-backed borrowing arrangements that interested the French and Swiss magistrates who investigated the 'Angolagate' scandals - and of complex debt-restructuring arrangements with Russia, both involving the controversial businessmen Pierre Falcone and Arkady Gaidamak...


Voters and protestors start to register

The French judiciary's 'Angolagate' investigation into illegal arms sales issued arrest warrants for two prominent businessmen close to Luanda, Israeli billionaire Arkady Gaidamak and French oil trader Pierre Falcone...


Vanishing votes

The mooted political third force, an alliance between the militant civil society groups and the smaller parties, occasionally embarrasses the government with revelations about oil-related corruption, the ruling family's involvement in the diamond trade and international arrest warrants for the business allies of the regime, such as Arkady Gaidamak and Pierre Falcone...


From Russia with debt

From July 1997, a third party intervened a private company called Abalone Investments Limited, controlled by Pierre-Joseph Falcone and Arkady Gaidamak, both long involved in Angolan oil, arms and diamonds...


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