Ravil Maganov, the chief of Russian oil agency Lukoil, died after reportedly falling from a hospital window in Moscow. Lukoil mentioned in an announcement that Maganov handed away following a “serious illness”.
Ravil Maganov (R) with Russian President Vladimir Putin (L). (Photo: AFP)
Ravil Maganov, the chief of Russia’s second-largest oil agency Lukoil, died on Thursday after reportedly falling from a hospital window in Moscow. The 67-year-old had been working with Lukoil because the firm’s inception in 1993.
On Thursday, Lukoil mentioned in an announcement that Maganov had handed away following a “serious illness”.
“Lukoil’s many thousands of employees mourn deeply for this grievous loss and express their sincere condolences to Ravil Maganov’s family,” it mentioned.
Reuters, citing a number of Russian media retailers, additionally reported that the 67-year-old, who was overseeing the agency’s refining, manufacturing and exploration operations, plunged to his demise.
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There can also be rising perception throughout the agency that Maganov killed himself, however the circumstances surrounding his fall have been unclear as no proof or paperwork supported the claims, sources near Lukoil informed Reuters.
However, individuals related to Maganov informed Reuters that him committing suicide was extremely unlikely.
Maganov is the newest of quite a lot of high-profile enterprise executives to die in mysterious circumstances. In May, Russian media reported a former Lukoil supervisor, Alexander Subbotin, was discovered lifeless within the basement of a home outdoors Moscow. Several different senior executives with ties to Russia’s vitality business have additionally died in unclear circumstances previously few months.
On March 3, Lukoil had expressed its concern over the “tragic events” in Ukraine and known as for the “soonest possible end to armed conflicts” through negotiations.
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