The chief of Spartak Vidnoe killed in Moscow

Itar-Tass and many other Russian media reported yesterday that the businessman Shabthai Kalmanovich was killed by an unknown gunmen in Moscow.

Among his other activities Kalmanovich was the chief of the women’s chess super team Spartak Vidnoe, and the famous basketball team Spartak Vidnoe. A former KGB spy, he organized concert tours of Russia for Michael Jackson, Liza Minelli and Jose Careras.

Source: ChessToday.net

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