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Boris Berezovsky

Boris Abramovich Berezovsky is a Russian businessman, mathematician, member of Russian Academy of Sciences, who was accused of numerous crimes in Russia and sentenced to several years of imprisonment in absentia. Despite the fact that arrest warrant has been issued to Interpol by Russian and Brazilian authorities, Berezovsky is currently a political refugee in Britain, which so far has refused repeated extradition requests from Russia.
He is best known for his role as a Russian oligarch, media tycoon and infamous politician during the presidency of Boris Yeltsin in the 1990s. He has been described by critics as the epitome of Russian "robber capitalism," but he denies having ever taken part in the violence and crime that tainted Russian business during that era. Berezovsky was at the height of his power in the later Yeltsin years, when he was deputy secretary of Russia's security council, a friend of Boris Yeltsin's daughter Tatyana Dyachenko, and a member of the Yeltsin inner circle, or "family".
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Billionaire fails to keep divorce case private
2014-07-08
Until now, the largest divorce award has been to Galina Besharova, the wife of the late Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky, who received a reputed £100 million to £200 million. Other divorce payouts have been less – Heather Mills received £24.3 million ...
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    Billionaire fails to keep divorce case private
    2014-07-07
    Until now, the largest divorce award has been to Galina Besharova, the wife of the late Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky, who received a reputed £100m to £200m. Other divorce payouts have been less – Heather Mills received £24.3m after four years of ...
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      Ex-wife of Sir Christopher Hohn claims he's hiding millions to minimise ...
      2014-07-01
      ... she took the stand to give evidence. A court order bans the reporting of what she said. Whatever the outcome the divorce settlement is likely to be the biggest in UK history, beating the £220million paid in 2011 by the late Russian oligarch Boris ...
      (Daily Mail)
      1. MEGA-RICH financier fights Britain's first £1billion divorce payout

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      Cooper-Hohn divorce: Wife of Britain's biggest philanthropist demands fair ...
      2014-07-01
      The largest previous divorce settlement is believed to be £220 million, paid in 2011 by the late Russian oligarch, Boris Berezovsky. That is set to be trumped whatever the outcome of the Hohn case. Citing a previous case where a couple's assets were ...
      (The Independent)

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        Berezovsky's mansion in France attached at Russian prosecutors' request ...
        2014-06-26
        The French authorities have attached a mansion belonging to late businessman Boris Berezovsky, Russian Prosecutor General's Office spokesperson Marina Gridneva told Interfax on Thursday. "The Marseille court so granted a Russian Prosecutor General's ...
        (Russia Beyond the Headlines)
        1. French Authorities Seize Assets Tied to Berezovsky
        2. French court rules to seize Berezovsky real estate in Antibes
        3. French Authorities Seize Assets Tied to Berezovsky

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        UK's next record divorce battle begins
        2014-06-20
        If such a payment occurs through the court it would dwarf the current record of under £200m handed over by the late oligarch Boris Berezovsky to his ex-wife Galina. A trial due to last two weeks to decide the Hohn split will begin by the end of this month.
        (The Global Legal Post)

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          Hedge fund tycoon and wife in £1bn divorce fight
          2014-06-19
          ... only get 25 per cent because of his “special contribution” to the wealth. Whoever wins, the divorce is likely to result in a record settlement. The current record is believed to be the £220 million paid in 2011 by the late Russian oligarch Boris ...
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            Hedge-fund couple Chris Hohn and Jamie Cooper-Hohn on track for Britain's ...
            2014-06-18
            The previous largest settlement is believed to be £220 million, paid in 2011 by the late Russian oligarch, Boris Berezovsky. TCI, which was founded in 2003, was set up so that the majority of its annual profits were automatically channelled into the ...
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              Five Sentenced For Politkovskaya's Murder On Seemingly Inconclusive Evidence
              2014-06-09
              The murder was commissioned by exiled oligarch Boris Berezovsky. Berezovsky denied any connection, but the Russian authorities have apparently not totally ruled out that possibility. According to Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin ...
              (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)
              1. Politkovskaya Case Russia's Biggest Justice Achievement - Prosecutor

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