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pavel bure

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.
William Daly

Chief Legal Counsel for the National Hockey League
Vyacheslav Fetisov

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.
Anzor Kikalishvili

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.
>Stephen Warshaw

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.


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