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Oligarch challenges court ruling – The Independent

“Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska today challenged a court ruling that a £2 billion-plus lawsuit launched against him by a former friend should be tried in England rather than Russia.”

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The Independent, 20th July 2009

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Roman Arkadievich Abramovich: the judgment in full – The Times

“High Court ruling includes details of Abramovich’s UK properties, other assets, travel plans and business dealings.”

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The Times, 30th October 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Russia seeks extradition of shipping magnate in UK – The Guardian

“The Kremlin is demanding the extradition of another Russian oligarch who has fled to England, the Guardian has discovered.”

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The Guardian, 1st February 2008
Source: www.guardian.co.uk

New law to solve diplomatic row over cancelled art show – The Times

“An art exhibition that has become a pawn in the diplomatic game between London and the Kremlin could go ahead after the British Government agreed to fast-track legislation to appease Moscow.”

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The Times, 21st December 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Litvinenko’s widow goes to court to hunt assassin – The Times

“The widow of the poisoned Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko said yesterday that she had filed a lawsuit in the European Court of Human Rights to try to force Russia to find out who was behind his death.”

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The Times, 24th November 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Russia formally refuses to extradite Lugovoi – Daily Telegraph

“Russia today formally refused to extradite murder suspect Andrei Lugovoi, prompting an angry response from the British Government.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th July 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Exile Berezovsky stays in London as Moscow puts him on trial – The Guardian

“The former oligarch and arch-critic of the Kremlin Boris Berezovsky is to go on trial in Moscow today accused of money laundering and embezzlement, in a case likely to put further strain on UK-Russian relations. Mr Berezovsky will be tried in absentia on charges of embezzling 214m roubles (£4.12m) from the Russian state-owned airline Aeroflot. The tycoon, who has lived in self-imposed exile in London since 2001, has refused to attend.”

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The Guardian, 2nd July 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

UK ambassador asks Moscow to extradite polonium murder suspect – The Guardian

“Britain’s ambassador to Moscow yesterday delivered a request for the extradition of the man suspected of murdering former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London.”

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The Guardian, 29th May 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Refusal to extradite would be within federation’s legal rights – The Times

“The Russian Federation is within its legal rights to refuse the extradition of Andrei Lugovoy even though it has signed up to extradition arrangements under the Council of Europe.”

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The Times, 23rd May 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Woolf urges immediate action for “embezzlement” lawyer – The Lawyer

“The Law Society has stepped in to defend a solicitor’s human rights after the Russian government publicly accused him of embezzlement.”

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The Lawyer, 24th April 2007

Source: www.thelawyer.com

British lawyer accused over collapse of Yukos – The Times

“A solicitor has become the first British citizen to be targeted by the Russian authorities in connection with the collapse of Yukos, the oil company.”

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The Times, 24th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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