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Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov casts his ballot at a polling station during Russia's presidential election in Moscow on March 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV

Former major Arsenal shareholder donates $15m to flood fight

Former major Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has donated $5m to help support to people displaced after a dam broke in Uzbekistan following on from the $10m he donated to help following the flooding in the Syrdarya region.
LONDON - NOVEMBER 07: Russian Oligarch Alisher Usmanov is pictured in front of JMW Turner's painting ' The Harbour of Brest ' in the Tate Britain art gallery on November 7, 2008 in London, England. The Pushkin Museum in Moscow is hosting a major exhibition of works by JMW Turner on loan from Tate Britain thanks to it's sole sponsor, Alisher Usmanov. Mr Usmanov who is a major shareholder in the Russian industrial conglomerate, Metalloinvest, as well as Arsenal Football Club, is reported to have a personal fortune of approximately 2.7bn GBP. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Alisher Usmanov’s nephew lands Everton job

Former major Arsenal shareholder, Alisher Usmanov, has landed his nephew a job with Everton, a club he has repeatedly been linked with investing in.
Uzbek-born Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov attends a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahayan during their meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow September 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO / POOL / MAXIM SHEMETOV

Former Arsenal billionaire confirms Everton investment desire: All you need to know

Former Arsenal shareholder, Alisher Usmanov, wants to invest in Everton in a bid to return to top-level football ownership.
Uzbek-born Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov attends a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahayan during their meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow September 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO / POOL / MAXIM SHEMETOV

Usmanov spokesperson speaks out over reports that billionaire plans to buy London club

Alisher Usmanov isn't about to spend the £600m he made through selling his Arsenal shares to buy Charlton Athletic, according to his spokesperson.
ASEL, SWITZERLAND - MAY 18: In this handout image provided by UEFA, Unai Emery coach of Sevilla attends a press conference after the UEFA Europa League Final match between Liverpool and Sevilla at St. Jakob-Park on May 18, 2016 in Basel, Switzerland. (Photo by Handout/UEFA via Getty Images)

Arsenal owner sets Unai Emery huge task

Stan Kroenke has set Unai Emery the task of winning the Champions League according to Rob Draper in today’s Sunday Mirror.
Uzbek-born Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov attends a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahayan during their meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow September 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO / POOL / MAXIM SHEMETOV

Usmanov invests $200m in football club

Alisher Usmanov has no interest in quitting football despite selling his Arsenal shares and has just invested $200m in Pakhtakor Tashkent FK.
Uzbek-born Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov attends a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahayan during their meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow September 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO / POOL / MAXIM SHEMETOV

Usmanov company calls for changes to hate speech legislation in Russia

Mail.ru, a company co-owned by Alisher Usmanov, has called for a change to Russia’s hate-speech legislation and amnesty for those already convicted under the law ‘unjustly’.

Usmanov silence all but confirms Kroenke buy-out

Stan Kroenke is poised to become the sole owner of Arsenal allowing him to take the company private after Alisher Usmanov agreed to sell his shares to the American.
TOPSHOT - Arsenal's Costa Rican striker Joel Campbell (L) and Arsenal's French midfielder Mathieu Flamini react after a missed chance during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 24, 2016. / AFP / BEN STANSALL

Former Gunner isn't actually as rich as you think

In disappointing news for everyone who was hoping Mathieu Flamini would buy Arsenal from Stan Kroenke and Alisher Usmanov someday, the former Gunner isn't actually a billionaire.
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Speculation about major shareholder sale sees Arsenal shares hit record high

Arsenal shares have traded for a new record price, which seems to be in anticipation of Alisher Usmanov selling his stake in the club.

£10m Arsenal Kroenke sale 'error' sees major firms blame each other

Linklaters and Deloitte are both trying to avoid blame in Lady Bracewell-Smith's lawsuit, relating to the sale of her 15.9 per cent stake in Arsenal to Stan Kroenke.

Bad news for fans as Arsenal value grows by over £300m despite awful week

An Arsenal share traded for £31,000 last week, and the current mid-price on the NEX exchange puts the club's value at well over £2bn.

Ex-Arsenal shareholder files professional negligence claim

Former Arsenal shareholder Lady Nina Bracewell-Smith has filed a professional negligence claim against Linklaters over errors during share sale.
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What’s true and what’s not? Alisher Usmanov

Arsenal's second largest shareholder, Alisher Usmanov, owns 30.4% of the club and is worth an estimated $16bn, so how did the 64-year-old make his money and are all those stories about him true?
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Private cinema, gym & spa: A sneak-peak inside major Arsenal shareholder's 3 superyachts

Have you ever had a spare £50m lying around and thought, 'You know what I could do with, a new superyacht'?

£616k spent and Stan Kroenke moves 22 steps closer to total Arsenal control

Stan Kroenke has bought 22 more shares in Arsenal Football Club at £28,000 each, a £616,000 investment taking his total shareholding to 67.09 per cent.

£28,000: Arsenal shares sell for new record price

Arsenal's share price is rising even higher as the recent trade of three shares broke the previous record sale.
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Republican senators want major Arsenal shareholder included on US Treasury blacklist

Republican senators in Washington DC are requesting the US State Department include Alisher Usmanov on a blacklist of oligarchs with alleged ties to Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Deep dive – Kroenke & Usmanov: The men behind the names

Who are they really and what do they want for Arsenal?
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Fairytale wedding and IOC letter: Arsenal major shareholder has busy week

Alisher Usmanov has penned a letter to the International Olympic Committee in an attempt to convince them to allow the Russian flag and national anthem at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea next year.
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This is the European football club Alisher Usmanov reportedly wants a controlling stake in

Alisher Usmanov could take over Belgian club Anderlecht, according to latest reports.
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Arsenal fans grow more uncomfortable with Usmanov ownership as Russian ties revealed

It's emerged that Arsenal shareholder, Alisher Usmanov, was allegedly pouring money into Digital Sky Technologies, a Russian company that was being side-eyed by many for investing huge sums of money in competing social media outlets.
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Alisher Usmanov questioned over Everton involvement amid risk of breaching Premier League regulations

Alisher Usmanov's involvement in Everton Football Club has come into question over the last few days.
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Panorama investigation into major Arsenal shareholder

A BBC Panorama special will reportedly look into Alisher Usmanov's involvement in Farhad Moshiri's investment in Everton FC.
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This is what the shambolic Annual General Meeting really said about Sir Chips Keswick...

Is it possible to be both optimistic and pessimistic about the same thing at the same time?

This is what the Supporters Trust plan to do in Thursday's Annual General Meeting

The Arsenal Supporters' Trust are set to submit a protest vote against Sir Chips Keswick and Josh Kroenke at the Annual General Meeting on Thursday.

Who owns Arsenal, who could bid for it, and why are Kroenke and Usmanov...

With another bid for control of Arsenal reportedly being rejected this week, we're taking a look at the current situation the club are in.
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Up 28% - Arsenal shares see massive price jump

Two Arsenal shares were traded for £27,500 on Wednesday, seemingly in response to the rumours of a bid by Stan Kroenke for Alisher Usmanov's shareholding.

This is the Arsenal shareholder Ian Wright has begged to stay

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has begged Alisher Usmanov not to sell his shares to majority shareholder Stan Kroenke, after reports that Kroenke could become a 97% owner of the Gunners.
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Arsenal Supporters' Trust respond to Alisher Usmanov's statement

The Arsenal Supporters' Trust say they're pleased with the statement Alisher Usmanov put out about not selling his shares to Stan Kroenke.
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Alisher Usmanov releases a statement after latest rumour involving Stan Kroenke

Alisher Usmanov has released a statement to assure Arsenal fans that he won't be selling his 30% stake in the club to Stan Kroenke. He did hint he could sell to someone else, however.
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This is why Alisher Usmanov could accept Stan Kroenke's offer and move to Everton

Latest reports suggest Alisher Usmanov could accept Stan Kroenke's £525m offer for his 30% shares at Arsenal, leaving him free to join Farhad Moshiri at Everton.
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Arsenal fans react to Stan Kroenke's attempt at a single ownership

Arsenal fans are understandably concerned about Stan Kroenke owning 97% of their club.

Arsenal Supporters' Trust respond after Stan Kroenke's £525m bid for single ownership

The Arsenal Supporters' Trust are set to oppose any move by Stan Kroenke to obtain full single ownership of the club.

This is how much Stan Kroenke offered to buy Alisher Usmanov's Arsenal shares

Stan Kroenke has reportedly offered Alisher Usmanov £545m to take over the Russian's 30.4% stake in Arsenal.

Arsenal supporters concerned latest Kroenke move could make club even more secretive

Stan Kroenke has made a bid for Alisher Usmanov's 30% stake in Arsenal, according to reports. 

Arsenal supporters furious after Everton made this announcement

The Arsenal supporters are annoyed by Everton showing more ambition than the club this summer, with the Toffees confirming the £45m signing of Gylfi Sigurdsson.
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The richest football club owners: Arsenal shareholder is “£6bn richer than Abramovich”

Arsenal shareholder, Alisher Usmanov, is the eighth richest football club owner in the world.
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Usmanov issues stark message to Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke

Alisher Usmanov has warned Arsenal that Arsene Wenger's legacy will be tarnished if he does not receive the right support.
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Arsenal shareholder wins defamation case after curruption allegations

Alisher Usmanov has won his defamation case against Alexei Navalny, who has since been ordered to retract comments made about the Russian billionaire.