Russian tycoons on the run find safe haven in UK

16:09 27/03/2013 In June 2009, the Krasnogorsk Court in the Moscow Region sentenced Boris Berezovsky, the most notorious Russian political emigrant, to 13 years in prison in absentia. By that time almost eight years had passed since a federal search warrant had been issued for Berezovsky and six years since he had been granted political asylum in Britain. Berezovsky, a former State Duma Deputy and former Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council, died on Saturday, March 23, at the age of 67.
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