20 November 2011

RUSSIA / UK: Berezovsky Vs Abramovich Trial: Russians Get A Glimpse Of How Oligarchs Live.

                                       GUARDIAN/ L.HARDING, M.ELDER

      "The $5bn legal battle (underway in London) between Boris Berezovsky and Roman Abramovich (above) has offered Russians a fascinating peek into the opulent lifestyles of the mega-rich.
      Luxury cruises in the Caribbean, mansions in France, deals at the Dorchester, Chechen gangsters, and billions funnelled through opaque offshore companies – all have been uncovered in what is the UK's biggest private litigation bust-up."
    AND: "It has become a compelling oral history lesson from the 1990s in which the secrets of Boris Yeltsin's court have been brought to light."