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

Posted July 2nd, 2007 in money laundering, news, Russia by sally

“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