The owner of the "Olimpiyskiy" Shumkov purchased the Internet exchange center
The newspaper sources informed that «Technologycenter of network interaction» owned by Shumkov became the buyer. The lawyer’srepresentative confirmed the fact of the transaction, but didn’t make any comments and didn’t disclosethe sum of the transaction.
According to one of interlocutors of the edition, till the end of 2014 the companymanaged by Shumkov can increase the share overthe control one (51 %). At present 74 % of JSC «MSK IX» belong to АNО "Center of computer networksinteraction" MSK IX», the companydirector Elena Voroninasaid.
Dmitry Shumkov isMusa Bazhaev’s friend, the largest shareholder of Alliance Oil and «Russian platinum». In June it became known that hepurchased the "Olimpiyskiy" sport center for 6,4billionrbl.and a building in Varvarka street, 14, construction 1 and 2 which he is going to convert intoa hotel.
MSК IX hub is the largest Russian point of Internet exchange. It is located in Moscow. According to thenewspaper source close to the transaction, about 60 % of the Russian traffic passes through it and it is amongthe largest five Internet exchange points in the world.