Evgeny lebedev dating
In 2009, Evgeny bought three-quarters of the renowned London newspaper the Evening Standard for a pound.The Standard, which has a history dating back to 1827, was in dire straits, haemorrhaging readers and losing £20 million a year in the face of tough competition from free news available on the Internet.However, his fortune has since declined, and he is no longer considered to be a billionaire. His parents were part of the Moscow intelligentsia.His father, Yevgeny Nikolaevich Lebedev, was an elite athlete–a member of the Soviet national water polo team, and later a professor at Baumanka, Moscow's highest technical school.It is controlled by Evgeny Lebedev, the son of Russian tycoon Alexander Lebedev.The Daily Mail and General Trust, its former owner, retains a 25% stake in the newspaper.His father Alexander took a job with the foreign service of the KGB when Evgeny was eight years old, and the family moved to London.Alexander’s job was to report on the goings on in the financial sector in the City of London – it would prove good training for the unfettered capitalism of 90s Russia.
However, he soon transferred to the First Chief Directorate (Foreign Intelligence) of KGB.
Labour MP Clive Lewis meanwhile said he would be writing to Acoba directly about the appointment.
“There are really serious questions about conflicts of interest. Osborne has shown total contempt for those rules, and I am calling for them to be enforced without fear or favour,” said the MP.
He worked there and at its successor Foreign Intelligence Service until 1992.
Upon leaving the Russian intelligence community, Lebedev set up his first company, the Russian Investment-Finance Company.