A superstar winger for the NHL's Florida Panthers, Bure is a national hero in his native Russia. He is a friend of Anzor Kikalishvili who,
according to the FBI and Russian law enforcement, is the co-head of a Russian
organized crime operation.
Chief Legal Counsel for the National Hockey League
A world-famous Russian hockey player, Fetisov played for the 1997 Stanley
Cup-winning Detroit Red Wings, An FBI investigation found he was linked to
Russian mobster Vyacheslav Ivankov.
A Russian businessman and aspiring politician, he is a friend of NHL superstar
Pavel Bure. U.S. and Russian law enforcement believe
Kikalishvili is the co-head of a Russian organized crime organization. He has
been banned from travel to the U.S.
An American sports marketing consultant who was hired by the Pittsburgh
Penguins in 1993 to help restore the former Soviet Red Army hockey team to its
previous stature through a joint venture with the NHL. After the successful turn-around of the Russian team,Warshaw says Russian criminal elements moved in.