Alexander Mashkevich

Kazakh & Israeli Dual Citizen, Lithuanian Jewish

Alexander Mashkevich, Patokh Chodiev, and Alijan Ibragimov are “The TrioEurasian National Resources Corporation , London, Kazakh  & African metals and mining also in Eastern Europe. 2009 $3.8b sales.

Billionaire, Eurasian GroupMetals, Coal,

MiningAlferon Management


Mashkevich may control 1/4 of Khazakhstan’s economy. Khazakhstan predominately Muslim, he funded the largest synagogue in the region and the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, donating hundreds of thousands annually to Central Asian Jewish support.

Lev Leviev “The King of Diamonds”

Wealthy Kazakh businessman looks to make mark on Jewish world www.ncsj.orgBy Lev Krichevsky October 18, 2004 “Although this figure is dwarfed by Lev Levayev, another Jewish businessman from Central Asia, it is enough to make Mashkevich a major player in Central Asian Jewish life.

“My interest in Jewish life is relatively new,” Mashkevich admitted recently in a rare interview in the Kazakh capital of Astana.”

Wikipedia “The Trio gained control of the recently privatized chromium, alumina, and gas operations in Kazakhstan (some of the largest ones in the world).[3][4]

With his partners Chodiev and Ibragimov, Mashkevich helped to develop these assets, and is a major shareholder in Eurasian National Resources Corporation (ENRC), now one of the world’s leading natural resources groups. ENRC, based in London, operates a number of metals assets in Kazakhstan and Africa, having acquired numerous mining operations in Eastern Europe and Africa. In 2009, ENRC generated a $1,462 million profit on sales of $3.8 billion.

ENRC was floated on the London Stock Exchange in December 2007, with a market capitalisation on Admission of approximately £6.8 billion.

In 2013, ENRC was privatized to form Eurasian Resources Group.

Mashkevich served as president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC) until 2011. The EAJC is one of the five regional branches of World Jewish Congress (WJC). In this capacity, he has visited a number of synagogues around the world and met with many prominent individuals. In 2002, Mashkevich had a private meeting with then-Foreign Minister Shimon Peres.[5] In apparent consultation with Israeli Defense Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, he asked his personal friend Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to intervene with Iran concerning Israeli soldiers captured by Hizbullah.[5] Also, while in Israel, Mashkevich “several times rather closely cooperated” with Kazakh Ambassador, now Deputy Foreign Minister, Kairat Abdurakhmanov.[6]

Mashkevich is one of the owners of Alferon Management. Based in London, Alferon Management has acquired mining operations in different places: Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Indonesia, Kosovo, Russia, and other countries.[citation needed]

In 2010 he was on the Forbes list of billionaires at #287. In 2017, he was on the list at #1098, with a worth of $1.9 billion.[7]

On April 6, 2011, Mashkevitch announced his intention to found a Jewish version of Al-Jazeera that would “represent Israel on an international level, with real information.”[8][9]

The Steel Maharajah Lakshmi Mittal, the steel billionaire embroiled in a Labour party cash-for-favours scandal, gave millions in “special commissions” to facilitate the purchase of another steel plant, the BBC’s Money Programme has been told. BBC July 24, 2002 “Mr Mittal gave $100m to the controversial Chodiev group for its help in the purchase of a steel plant in the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan. Key members of the Chodiev group are said to have had business links with organized crime in the former Soviet Union.