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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
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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


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