Alexander Yevgenievich Lebedev
Among the organizations and projects he (or BRF) have sponsored are:
Center for Children’s Hematology and Transplantology, named after Raisa Gorbachyova in Saint Petersburg (general sponsor of the construction)
Burdenko Military Hospital
State Russian Museum
Moscow Art Theatre
Lesya Ukrainka Russian Theater in Kiev
Museum of Mikhail Bulgakov in Kiev
Restoration of the monument to Alexander Suvorov in Swiss Alps
Monument Sorrow (Скорбящая) in London by sculptor Sergey Shcherbakov commemorating Soviet soldiers who died during World War II.
2012, he was listed by Forbes magazine as one of the richest Russians with an estimated fortune of $1.1 billion. He is part owner of the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta and owner of four UK newspapers with son Evgeny Lebedev: the London Evening Standard, The Independent, The Independent on Sunday, and the i Newspaper.