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Dutch attorney, Alex Van Der Zwaan, recently married the daughter of a Russian oligarch, German Kahn. What a father-in-law to have! Did he plead guilty in the Mueller investigation to go to jail for his own safety? https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2018/02/21/dutch-national-pleads-guilty-to-lying-to-us-special-counsel-mueller-in-russia-investigation/

At dinner that evening, Khan had told a stunned Summers that The Godfather was his favorite movie, that he watched it every few months, and that he considered it a “manual for life.” Khan had also come to dinner armed with a chrome-plated pistol.

Excerpt from 2008 August 1, 12:18 (Friday), US State Dept. Cable 08MOSCOW2237_a, via Wikileaks:
1.(C) Summary: In a July 31 meeting with the Charge, TNK-BP Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tim Summers provided insight into BP and AAR’s negotiations, noting CEO Bob Dudley was unlikely to return and that the most important and difficult issue to resolve was likely to be corporate governance, which was central to BP’s efforts to protect its investment.

Summers, now TNK-BP’s senior foreign employee in Russia, also provided some colorful background on the AAR partners and in particular German Khan, who has orchestrated the attacks on BP and TNK-BP’s foreign employees. End Summary….

German Khan and the Godfather
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8. (C) Summers said he had a complicated and sometimes
difficult relationship with Khan, though it was not as
difficult as Dudley’s relationship had been. It was
complicated because although they were technically on the
same level in the company, Khan as a part owner out-ranked
him. However, at the same time, Khan knew very little about
the oil business, knew it, and therefore deferred to Summers
on running the company. With Dudley, he added, part of
Khan’s anger was because Dudley was the boss and had thwarted
several of Khan’s pet projects, such as investing in “rogue”
states.

9. (C) Summers added that Khan was a very difficult person to
work with. He was very smart but also very insecure. To
illustrate this, he told a story about a hunting trip Khan
had invited him on a few years ago.

Khan had shown up for the trip with not just his girl friend (Khan is married) but
also with six prostitutes. They had flown out to Khan’s
hunting lodge, which Summers said was like a Four Seasons
hotel in the middle of nowhere. At dinner that evening, Khan
had told a stunned Summers that The Godfather was his
favorite movie, that he watched it every few months, and that
he considered it a “manual for life.” Khan had also come to
dinner armed with a chrome-plated pistol.

10. (C) Summers said that after the trip he had gotten a copy
of The Godfather and now watched it on a regular basis
himself so as to better understand Khan and anticipate his
tactics. He added that Khan’s aggressive but relatively
simple business style was typically Russian where
multi-million dollar deals are made in smoke-filled rooms in
a matter of a few hours and only later are turned over to the
accountants to see if they make sense. It was not a style
that meshed well with BP and that culture clash was in part
responsible for the acrimony of the dispute, as Khan had
never felt BP treated him with sufficient respect.

11. (C) Summers added that Khan had gone along with Deputy
Prime Minister Sechin on his trip to Cuba this week. Khan
had been very nervous about the trip, since he would not be
the headliner but instead would be surrounded by other
powerful Russian oligarchs, including Sechin and Gazprom’s
Alexander Medvedev. Summers said nothing was likely to come
out of the trip. Cuba’s potential deposits were small and
the geology was complicated. Even Khan was not really
interested and Summers doubted any other Russian oil company
would be interested either…..”
https://web.archive.org/web/20180221071741/https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/08MOSCOW2237_a.html