Boris Berezovsky
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Oligarch Berezovsky 'amazed' at Abramovich case ruling

The Russian billionaire, Boris Berezovsky, has said he is "absolutely amazed" at losing his legal battle against the owner of Chelsea football club, Roman Abramovich.

Mr Berezovsky, 65, said Mr Abramovich, 45, had intimidated him into selling shares in Russian oil giant Sibneft. He was claiming £3bn ($4.7bn) in damages.

But the London Commercial Court judge said Mr Berozovsky had been an "inherently unreliable" witness.

Afterwards he accused the judge of trying "to

re-write Russian history"

  • 31 Aug 2012
  • From the section UK