Tag archive for ‘Boris Berezovsky’
Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Russian Oligarch Boris Berezovsky’s Estate ‘Hopelessly Insolvent’

  The estate of late Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky, is hopelessly insolvent, a British judge has said, according to Reuters. In January 2015,  about 18 months ago,  another judge declared the More...

Alan Gallindoss On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Billionaires’ Legal Battle Settled Between Viktor Pinchuk and Gennadiy Bogolyubov and Igor Kolomoisky

  The London High Court’s biggest and bloodiest corporate dispute between three Ukrainian oligarchs, was settled yesterday in a deal likely to have involved a payment of more than $1.3 billion to Viktor More...

Ilan Shavit On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Is Billioniare Roman Abramovich Planning Aliyah?

    Just as Ben Mezrich’s new book “Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs” is about to be published, with what are expected to be authentic descriptions of the battle between More...

S.M. Lightening On Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Brett Ratner to Produce Mezrich’s Yarn About Warring Oligarchs Berezovsky and Abramovich

Warner Bros. and Brett Ratner’s RatPac Entertainment are developing a film based on Ben Mezrich’s book “Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs — A True Story of Ambition, Wealth, Betrayal, More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Bret Ratner and Mariah Carey Producing New Christmas Movie

Bret Ratner and Mariah Carey are teaming on a new Christmas movie. The producer will also make a new movie about Russian oligarchs for Warner bros. New Line Entertainment bought the rights to the project from RatPac More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Roman Abramovich Investigated for Money Laundering

Alexander Litvinenko, a fugitive officer of the Russian FSB secret service who specialized in tackling organized crime, and an MI6 informant, was investigating suspicions that Roman Abramovich, today the More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, February 9th, 2015

Investigators Looking to Arrest Tycoon Boris Berezovsky’s Son-in-Law on Murder Charges

A Moscow District Court is processing a request for the arrest in absentia of Boris Berezovsky’s son-in-law and business partner, in connection with the January 2014 murder of Alexander Mineyev, the founder More...

Eli Horn On Friday, December 19th, 2014

U.K. Refuses to Extradite Russian Fugitives or Return Embezzled Funds, Official Says

The United Kingdom has refused to return embezzled funds to Russia or to extradite Russians who are being prosecuted, the Russian Legal Information Agency said on December 17, quoting Alexander Bastrykin,  More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Russian Oligarch Berezovsky Was Behind Putin’s Rise to Power

Vladimir Putin doesn’t exactly have the cleanest record among world leaders, but a new book, “Putin’s Kleptocracy” by Karen Dawisha discusses how his path to power was engineered by More...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Russian Tycoon, Boris Berezovsky’s Death Still a Mystery

–   Russian billionaire Boris Berezovsky was found hanged, but there are questions of whether it was suicide or foul play, according to the Nation. Known as Russia’s richest man, he died More...

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