Jon Hellevig

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(journalist, lawyer)
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Born26 February 1962
Died26 May 2020 (Age 58)
Cause of death
heart attack
Alma materUniversity of Helsinki
Victim ofpremature_death

Jon Krister Hellevig was a Finnish lawyer and businessman who worked in Russia since the early 1990s. He was the managing partner of the Moscow-based law company Hellevig, Klein & Usov Llc. Hellevig wrote books about Russian legislation and society and wrote columns for Russian media and his own blog.

In his writings, he supported the Russia and the Russian government under Vladimir Putin in general,and claimed that Western media are biased or lying about the political situation in Russia.

He died unexpectedly in Moscow on May 26, 2020, during one of the first Covid lockdowns. He had sought treatment for heart complications shortly before his death. He did not die of Covid[1].


A Document by Jon Hellevig

TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)Description
File:Awara-Study-Russia-Economy-09.012.2014.pdfpaper1 December 2014RussiaA study of developments in the Russian economy between 2000 and 2014