Born on July 3, 1974 in the city of Pushchino, Moscow Region. Father - Valery Mikhailovich, astrophysicist. Mother - Raisa Zinurovna, programmer, holds the position of general director at the Foundation of St. Basil the Great. Legal documents indicate the existence of Dmitry's sibling.
Back in the 80s he met Zurab Chavchavadze and Georgy Shevkunov (Metropolitan Tikhon). (Taratuta 2015)
In the future, they became his faithful friends and associates in social activities and business. Chavchavadze worked in the Foundation of St. Basil the Great, was the director of the Orthodox gymnasium created by Malofeev, and is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the “Two-Headed Eagle”. Tikhon also participates in the activities of organizations (listed on the board of trustees of the foundation).
In 1996, Malofeev graduated from the law faculty of Moscow State University.
From 1996 to 1998 he was a lawyer at the investment company Renaissance Capital.
From 1998 to 2000 he worked in the investment company "Centrinvest", the brokerage office of Regent European Securities
Since 2001 - Head of the Investment Department of the Interros holding company.
In 2003, he headed the corporate finance department of the investment banking department of MDM Bank. He took an active part in the consolidation of the energy assets of the MDM Group, was one of the organizers of the IPO of the aircraft building corporation Irkut.
In 2005, together with partners, he founded the investment fund Marshall Capital Partners, in which he was responsible for strategy and management as a managing partner.
Since 2009, he took part in the reform of Svyazinvest, in the fall of 2010 he became the largest minority shareholder of Rostelecom (owned 7.45% of the shares, which he sold to Mobitel in 2013). A number of media sources claim that Malofeev became a shareholder of Rostelecom with the help of the then Minister of Communications Igor Shchegolev.
(Gazeta "Kommersant" 2019)
Since 2015 - the chairman of the board of directors of the Tsargrad group of companies, was the founder and general producer of the Tsargrad TV channel. (Pankratova 2019)
In 2012-2013, he was a witness in the case of the theft of a loan from VTB Bank in the amount of more than $ 225 million.
Also, since 2012, Malofeev was involved in the case of bribery of voters during the elections of deputies in the village of Znamenskoye, Ugransky district of the Smolensk region, in which he participated. After four years of investigation, the businessman, previously considered the initiator of the bribery, was recognized by the investigation as the injured party. (Gazeta "Kommersant" 2019)
Social and political activity
In 2006, he established a private Orthodox Gymnasium for St. Basil the Great in the Moscow Region.
Since 2007 - founder and head of the board of trustees of the St. Basil the Great Foundation. In the same year he created the Russian Society of Philanthropists in Defense of Motherhood and Childhood.
The foundation's activities are related to the organization of pilgrimage trips and the transfer of relics. In the spring of 2014, the fund was engaged in the transportation of the "Gifts of the Magi". Igor Strelkov and Alexander Borodai (formerly employees of Malofeev's firms), under the auspices of the fund, escorted valuable cargo and took part in events on the Crimean peninsula and in southeastern Ukraine. In the summer of the same year, the foundation organized a convoy with humanitarian supplies to the Donbass (the agreement was signed by Borodai and Chavchavadze). (secretmag.ru 2020)
Also, according to some sources, the fund financed the activities of the French National Front party Marine Le Pena (Soldatov 2019). According to Mediapart journalists, Malofeev is a key figure among the Russian “friends” of the National Front. Party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen met with the Russian oligarch on several occasions when seeking funding. But the current head of the party Marine Le Pen is also personally acquainted with Malofeyev ("Temnaya istoriya": Mediapart o skeletakh v shkafu oligarkha Malofeyeva 2016).
In 2017, Bloomberg named the Orthodox businessman as Moscow's unofficial liaison with the right-wing parties in Germany.
The publication writes that Russia began "courting" the anti-immigrant party "Alternative for Germany" around 2015, when the deputy chairman of the party, Alexander Gauland, met with Malofeev in St. Petersburg.
Since 2011, he has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Safe Internet League non-profit partnership, initiated the creation of blacklists of sites, and is an active supporter of online censorship. He became the chairman of the board of "League", the plenipotentiary of the president in the Central Federal District Igor Shchegolev entered the board of trustees of the organization of the league. The director of the organization is Ekaterina Mizulina, daughter of Senator Elena Mizulina. The executive director is Denis Davydov, who naively promised to find all dangerous content on the Internet by the end of 2013. (lenta.ru 2020)
One of the founders of the "League" is LLC "Orthograph", in the establishment of which Konstantin's brother Dmitry Malofeev was also noticed. Also, a relative of the oligarch, judging by the business schemes, participated in a number of business projects related to agribusiness and tourism.
Since 2017, Malofeev is the chairman of the council of the society of Russian historical education "Two-headed eagle". His deputy is Leonid Reshetnikov, former director of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS), lieutenant general of the Foreign Intelligence Service.
The society also includes: Metropolitan Kirill of Yekaterinburg, Chairman of the Union of Volunteers of Donbass Alexander Borodai, head of the Duma Committee on Youth Affairs Mikhail Degtyarev (LDPR, the current governor of the Khabarovsk region), Governor of the Belgorod region Yevgeny Savchenko, leader of Sorok Sorokov Orthodox activists Andrei Kormukhin and many others. (lenta.ru 2020)
In addition, the oligarch is the deputy chairman of the World Russian People's Council, which is headed by Patriarch Kirill (Gundyaev) of Moscow and All Russia. Leonid Reshetnikov, Igor Shchegolev and Sergei Glazyev, a former adviser to the Russian president on economic issues, also took part in the work of the cathedral. Malofeev and his associates within the framework of this organization in October 2019 created the document "Russian Dream of 2050" - a patriotic strategy for state development. The document eventually reached the presidential administration. (Pankratova 2019)
According to Malofeev: "All my business today is the Tsargrad holding."
The holding includes about two dozen different companies.
The largest companies of the holding: the hotel complex "Tsargrad" in the village of Spas-Teshilovo near Moscow, the agricultural complex, the media group "Tsargrad" and the resort "Livadia" in the Crimea. (lenta.ru 2020)
In 2019, Malofeev, together with Alexander Prokhanov, became the founder of the Academy of Russian Dreams, a discussion club, which, presumably, will have to formulate the idea on which the people of Russia will be held. (Komarov 2019)