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Ruben Vardanyan

Person of interest · Politican · Sanctioned entity
Ruben Vardanyan is subject to sanctions. See the individual program listings below. They are also a politically exposed person.
NameRuben Karlenovich Vardanyan · Ruben Karlenowitsch Wardanjan · Ruben Vardanian · Ruben Vardanjan · Ruben Vardanyan · 11 more...[sources]
Other nameRuben K. Vardanian · Ruben K. Vardanjan · Ruben Karleni Vardanjan · Ruben Karleni Vardanyan · Ruben Karlenovich Vardanyan · 13 more...[sources]
Birth date[sources]
Place of birthYerevan · Yerevan, Armenian SSR, USSR · Ереван, Армянская ССР, СССР · м. Єреван, Арянська РСР, СРСР[sources]
NationalityArmenia · Russia · Soviet Union[sources]
CountryNagorno-Karabakh · Russia[sources]
First nameRuben[sources]
KeywordsNational government · Керівництво логістичних компаній[sources]
Last nameVartanian[sources][sources]
Wikidata IDQ4103721[sources]
PositionMember of the Board of Directors of "Volga-Dnepr" LLC · State Minister of Artsakh (2022-2023) · Член Ради директорів ТОВ "Волга-Дніпро" · Член Совета директоров ООО «Волга-Днепр» · член ради директорів товариства з обмеженою відповідальністю «Волга-Дніпро»[sources]
EducationHarvard Business School · Harvard University · Moscow State University[sources]
AddressРеспубліка Вірменія, м. Єреван[sources]
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One of the richest people in Russia, known as the founder of the Troika Dialog investment company and one of the ideological inspirers of Skolkovo and other innovations. Vardanian paid Minnikhanov a total of $43.4 million as a bribe

ACF List of bribetakers and warmongers non-official source,

Armenian businessman

Wikidata non-official source,


Data sources

Ukraine NSDC State Register of Sanctions17,122

List of individuals and legal entities subject to restrictive measures.

Ukraine · National Security and Defense Council

Russian Oligarch/Billionaires Database167

A list of billionaires and oligarchs from CIS countries, most notably the Russian Federation.

OpenSanctions · non-official source

Forbes 2021 List of Russian Billionaires100

Based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Russia · Wikipedia · non-official source

ACF List of bribetakers and warmongers7,961

A list of key Russian decision-makers from government and business composed by ACF/FBK, the anti-corruption investigative organization founded by Alexei Navalny

Russia · Anti-Corruption Foundation (ACF) · non-official source

Ukraine NABC Sanctions Tracker39,890

A list of suggested Russia-related sanctions targets composed by the Ukrainian anti-corruption agency.

Ukraine · National Agency on Corruption Prevention

Wikidata Entities of Interest3,928

Persons of interest profiles from Wikidata, the structured data version of Wikipedia.

Wikidata · non-official source

Wikidata Politically Exposed Persons183,739

Profiles of politically exposed persons from Wikidata, the structured data version of Wikipedia.

Wikidata · non-official source

External databases

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External dataset · Wikidata · non-official source

Source data IDs: acf-66804ac63b596d4d1c745bb695f9b9f40a70abc6 · ua-nabc-person-3346-vardanyan-ruben-karlenovich · acf-7ce40e2f55e5cb8450080916f9945e96bde83c6c · ua-nazk-person-3346 · ua-nsdc-17734-vardanan-ruben-karlenovic · acf-259d0111c76fdd163d864e9b51664b5a65a01586 · acf-24404d45b397829ad3ac1832e1c137975062f2a8

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