Putin's Palace

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"Putin's Palace"
"Дворец Путина"
Alternative namesResidence at Cape Idokopas
General information
TypePalace
Architectural styleItalianate
LocationGelendzhik Urban Okrug, Krasnodar Krai, Russia
Coordinates44°25′11″N 38°12′19″E / 44.4198035°N 38.2052456°E / 44.4198035; 38.2052456Coordinates: 44°25′11″N 38°12′19″E / 44.4198035°N 38.2052456°E / 44.4198035; 38.2052456
Construction started2005
Cost$1,350,000,000 (estimate)
OwnerAlexander Ponomarenko (claimed; since 2011)
Arkady Rotenberg (claimed)
Technical details
Size17,691 square meters[1]
Design and construction
ArchitectLanfranco Cirillo
Main contractorSpetsstroy of Russia [ru][2]

"Putin's Palace" (Russian: "Дворец Путина"),[3] is also known as the Residence at Cape Idokopas.[4]

It is a palace on the Black Sea coast near Gelendzhik, Krasnodar Krai, Russia. Sergei Kolesnikov and the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK), led by Alexei Navalny, said the palace was built for President Vladimir Putin.

On 30 January 2021, Arkady Rotenberg said he owned the palace.[5][6] Rotenberg said that he wanted the residence to be an apartment hotel.

Location[change | change source]

The house is on Cape Idokopas, near Praskoveevka.[7][8]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ilyushina, Mary. "Navalny releases investigation into decadent billion-dollar 'Putin palace". www.cnn.com. CNN. Archived from the original on 20 January 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  2. "Бизнесмен Колесников в первом видеоинтервью объяснился по поводу "дворца Путина"" [Businessman Kolesnikov in the first video interview explained about "Putin's palace"]. NEWSru (in Russian). 2011-02-25. Retrieved 2021-01-30.
  3. "How Navalny Uncovered Putin's $1.3 Billion Palace". Time. Retrieved 2021-02-05.
  4. Yapparova, Lilia; Dmitriev, Denis; Kovalev, Alexey; Maglov, Mikhail (2021-01-29). Igumenov, Valery (ed.). "It's good to be the president". Meduza. Scanner Project; Translated by Kevin Rothrock. Retrieved 2021-01-30.
  5. "Russian billionaire Arkady Rotenberg says 'Putin Palace' is his". BBC News. 30 January 2021.
  6. "Putin's former judo partner says he owns palace linked to Russian leader". The Guardian. 30 January 2021. Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  7. "Putin's palace? A mystery Black Sea mansion fit for a tsar". BBC News. 2012-05-04. Retrieved 2021-02-05.
  8. "Vladimir Putin 'has £600 million Italianate palace'". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2021-02-05.