Leaked emails describe extravagant vacation home known as ‘Putin’s cottage,’ with 3 pools, Kobe beef farm

An inside design plan for Putin’s “Fisherman’s Hut” as obtained by Meduza and OCCRP in leaked emails

  • Leaked emails have revealed the opulent luxurious of a compound that has been linked to Putin.
  • An investigation related the property to quite a few others, all linked again to the Russian president.
  • Blueprints and renderings describe thousands and thousands of {dollars}’ value of extravagant fittings.
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Blueprints and architect’s renderings from leaked emails have given a glimpse of an opulent Russian property nicknamed “Putin’s cottage.”

The particulars got here from an investigation by The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and the Russian information outlet Meduza. They describe an extravagant, secluded compound on Lake Lagoda, northwest Russia.

The Kremlin has denied any connection to the property, which, per the investigation, is on 420 hectares of personal land and homes three separate buildings.

The most well-known of the three is a placing, award-winning constructing known as “The Fisherman’s Hut,” the shops reported.

An outside rendering of Putin’s “Fisherman’s Hut” as obtained by Meduza and OCCRP in leaked emails

Locals nicknamed it “Putin’s dacha,” utilizing  the Russian phrase for a cottage or nation retreat. It seemed to be widespread assumption regionally that President Vladimir Putin was utilizing it, OCCRP reported.

In 2016, a report by the now-banned Russian outlet TV Rain discovered that shut Putin ally Yury Kovalchuk purchased the land.

The OCCRP/Meduza investigation mentioned it’s related to dozens of different Putin-linked properties,, which type an obvious community to furnish the Russian chief with riches with out  him technically proudly owning them.

In response to the investigation, the Kremlin informed the OCCRP: “The President of the Russian Federation isn’t linked or affiliated in any method with the property and organizations you talked about.”

An synthetic waterfall and loos with $4,600 (R73,000) bathe handles

A blueprint for an arrogance counter for Putin’s “Fisherman’s Hut” as obtained by Meduza and OCCRP in leaked emails

According to the investigation, the leaked emails reveal options of the properties, together with:

  • Three swimming pools, together with one with its personal ornamental waterfall
  • A 200 square-meter open plan eating space with restaurant-style kitchen together with a tandoor, a Japanese-style teppan, and a smokehouse
  • A non-public brewery stocked with $363,000 (R5.7 million) value of Austrian brewing tools
  • A trout farm and cattle farm elevating Kobe beef
  • A $110,000 (R1.7 milion) strong ground product of Fior di Bosco marble
  • A brass counter with a prime product of strong labradorite, an iridescent semi-precious stone
  • Six loos whose constructions had been priced at $46,000 (R727,000), with bidet taps costing $10,800 (R170,000) every and bathe handles at $4,600 (R73,000)

“You can construct such a venture solely with an infinite price range,” one nameless architect informed OCCRP.


A blueprint for a countertop for Putin’s “Fisherman’s Hut” as obtained by Meduza and OCCRP in leaked emails

A standard electronic mail server hyperlinks “Putin’s cottage” to others

Russian President Vladimir Putin, proper, and Russian CEO of Rosneft oil firm Igor Sechin go to the Konevsky Monastery on the Konevets Island within the Lake Ladoga, Russia, July 31, 2021.

OCCRP and Meduza obtained a cache of hundreds of emails that counsel a standard enterprise connection between a variety of luxurious properties and property in Russia, occupied Crimea, and past. 

That collection of yachts, wineries, palaces and villasincluding the compound on Lake Ladoga — had typically been linked to Putin and his internal circle in earlier reporting.

But the investigation discovered that the majority of those seemingly disparate enterprise pursuits used a standard electronic mail server — LLCInvest.ru — or used the identical unique personal financial institution.

Its surrounding 420 hectares of land belong to LLC Invest, and the corporate that owns the constructing itself —known as  Prime — makes use of the LLCInvest.ru electronic mail area, the investigation discovered. 


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