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Russian Oligarch Database

A list of oiligarchs from CIS countries, most notably the Russian Federation.

This list was developed by the OpenSanctions team in cooperation with CORRECT!V and Lighthouse Reports. It is intended as a starting point for research into oligarch holdings, and a benchmark against which sanctions in response to the invasion of Ukraine can be evaluated.

While some of the entries are imported simply on the base of internet research, the bulk of the list is sourced from existing lists of key Russian businesspeople and political power brokers. It includes persons based on the following sources:

  • US Section 241 CAATSA Report from 2018
  • The Navalny 35
  • Forbes List of Russian Billionaires 2021
  • Forbes List of Ukrainian Billionaires

Data overview

Entity count:169 target entities · 169 searchable entities · 169 total
Entity types:
People169
Publisher:OpenSanctions

This list is sourced from multiple origins and constitutes original research by OpenSanctions and media partners.

Information:docs.google.com
Source data:docs.google.com (CSV)
Collections:in OpenSanctions Default
Last changed:

Bulk download

Downloads contain the full set of entities contained in this dataset. You can fetch a simplified tabular form, or detailed, structured data in JSON format. Updated files will be provided once a day at the same location.

File nameExport typeSize
entities.ftm.jsonFollowTheMoney entities71 kB
senzing.jsonSenzing entity format30 kB
source.csvSource data7 kB
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON71 kB
targets.simple.csvTargets as simplified CSV21 kB

Help: Using the data · format reference · identifier use · commercial licensing

Using the API

You can query the data in this dataset via the application programming interface (API) endpoints below. Please read the introduction for documentation and terms of service.

Use the Reconciliation API in OpenRefine:
For full-text search, use the /search endpoint:
For entity matching, use the /match endpoint:

Recent additions

The following targeted entities have been added to this data source most recently:

AddedNameTypeCountries
Sergei Viktorovich LAVROVPersonSoviet Union · Russia
Timur TurlovPerson
Alexandr Ivanovich BASTRYKINPersonSoviet Union · Russia
Alexei BogachevPersonRussia
Leonid FedunPersonCyprus · Soviet Union · Russia
Megdet RahimkulovPersonRussia
Oleksandr YaroslavskyPersonUkraine
Victor PinchukPersonUkraine · Soviet Union
Mikhail GUTSERIEVPersonSoviet Union · Cyprus · Russia · Kazakhstan
Vladimir GusinskyPersonSoviet Union · Russia · Spain · Israel
Yuri MilnerPersonSoviet Union · Russia · Israel
MAKHMUDOV Iskandar KahramonovichPersonRussia
Aleksej Aleksandovic MORDAŠOVPersonRussia · Soviet Union
Igor ŠUVALOVPersonSoviet Union · Russia
Airat ShaimievPersonSoviet Union · Russia
Pavel DurovPersonSoviet Union · France · United Kingdom · St. Kitts & Nevis · Russia · United Arab Emirates
Gennady TIMCHENKOPersonArmenia · Finland · Russia · Switzerland
Andrey Valerievich KARTAPOLOVPersonRussia · East Germany · Germany
Mikhail KhodorkovskyPersonSoviet Union · Russia
Sergey GalitskyPersonRussia · Soviet Union
Leonid BoguslavskyPersonRussia · Soviet Union · Canada
Alexander KnasterPersonUnited Kingdom
Ihor KolomoyskyiPersonSoviet Union · Israel · Cyprus · Ukraine
Alexey Viktorovich KUZMICHEVPersonRussia · Cyprus
Valentin KipyatkovPerson