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But the project appears to have fallen by the wayside.
Tycoon intellectual He has been more successful in maintaining a dissenting voice through his newspapers.
He has been separated from his wife since 1998 and has one son, Evgeny, who was educated in the UK and is a familiar figure on London's social scene.
The Observer says his first company, the Russian Investment-Finance Company, bought the small, troubled National Reserve bank in 1995. Charity events Over the past three summers, Mr Lebedev has hosted a high-society ball in the UK for the Raisa Gorbachev Foundation to raise money primarily for Russian cancer charities.Indeed, the 49-year-old, who describes himself as a "capitalist-idealist", is keen to distance himself from the Russian oligarch class.Political animal Mr Lebedev is certainly a contradiction. He is a close friend of former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and lives in Rublyovka, Moscow's most prestigious neighbourhood.One of its journalists, columnist Yulia Latynina, told the Observer newspaper that Mr Lebedev was the genuine article - a tycoon intellectual with a social conscience."Most Russian oligarchs seem to settle into, 'We can do nothing'," she said.
Medical tests revealed a mysterious spike in his blood mercury levels of 14 times the normal limit.