Israeli diamond magnate, businessman, philanthropist and investor.
Founder of Africa Israel Investments, an Israeli-based international holding and investment company.
Leviev has a good relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, dating back to the 1990s. He has done notable philanthropic work for Chabad Hasidic Jewish causes in Europe and Israel. His investments in diamond mining in Angola and in Israeli settlements have been the subject of protest.
Lev Avnerovich Leviev - Wikipedia
"At Putin's side, an army of Jewish billionaires" - The Jerusalem Post (2012)
"Who Is Lev Leviev, the Israeli Billionaire With Ties to Jared Kushner and Putin" - Haaretz (2017)