BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : JULY 10, 2000 ISSUE
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Vladimir A. Gusinsky


Moscow media baron and leading Jewish affairs activist owns NTV independent television station, a frequent Kremlin critic.

THE THREAT
Arrested and detained by federal prosecutor, facing charges of embezzlement of state property in a mid-1990s privatization.

THE PROGNOSIS
May escape conviction, but Kremlin is putting squeeze on lenders to his cash-strapped properties.



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