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  • London Apartments Show Ongoing Ties of Odesa Mayor to Oil Mafia

    Odesa mayor Gennadiy Trukhanov denies links to his former colleagues from the city's notorious "Oil Mafia." But the purchase of a luxury property in London could indicate otherwise.

    Oxford Street, central London. A few minutes’ walk away are a number of properties connected to members of Odesa’s “oil mafia.” Oxford Street, central London. A few minutes’ walk away are a number of properties connected to members of Odesa’s “oil mafia.”

  • The Odesa Mafia’s Secret Flats in London

    In the 1990s, “Angert’s Gang” in Odesa, Ukraine, was a powerhouse of crime. It diverted fuel sales from the reliably corrupt Odesa Refinery, extorted local businessmen, and even arranged the murders of local enemies and politicians.

    Mayor of Odessa, and former member of the "Oil Mafia," Gennadiy Trukhanov.Mayor of Odesa, and former member of the "Oil Mafia," Gennadiy Trukhanov.

  • Ukraine: Mayor Arrested in US$7m Embezzlement Probe

    The mayor of Odessa and his deputy were arrested on Wednesday morning at the Boryspil international airport near Kyiv on suspicion of embezzling state property, the National Anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine, NABU, announced.

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