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Boris Berezovsky

Who said it?

Professor Simon Young Ngai-man

There has been such rapid development in Hong Kong law in recent years that one cannot assume that one is on top of the law.

Monday, 25 March, 2013, 2:37am

Police probe 'unexplained' death of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky

Boris Berezovsky. Photo: Reuters

Berezovsky, who fled to Britain in 2000 after a falling out with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, was found dead on Saturday at his home in Ascot, 40 kilometres west of London. Thames Valley police say his death was being treated as "unexplained" and there was no evidence of "third-party involvement".

25 Mar 2013 - 11:26am

Abramovich defeats ‘unreliable’ Berezovsky in court

Roman Abramovich, a businessman known in Britain for his ownership of Chelsea soccer club. Photo: AP

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich emerged victorious on Friday from a long and hugely expensive legal battle with his former friend Boris Berezovsky that laid bare the murky dealings behind the post-Soviet carve-up of Russia’s vast natural resources.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Chelsea owner Abramovich faces US$6b court ruling

Russian tycoons Boris Berezovsky, left, and Roman Abramovich, then both lawmakers, walk after the session of the State Duma, parliament's lower house, in Moscow. Photo: AP

Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich will find out on Friday whether he owes his former partner Boris Berezovsky as much as US$6 billion after a British court battle that has laid bare the post-Soviet carve-up of Russia’s vast natural resources.

31 Aug 2012 - 12:14pm

channel hop

Dawn breaks over a Russian emigre neighbourhood in London. A balding man with stately features sits on a plush red divan in one of the flats. He lights a contemplative cigarette in the quiet and you can almost feel the weight of his thoughts as they play behind his lowered gaze.

3 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Enemy of the state

Every tsar has his personal demon, goes an old Russian saying. If so, the fiend stalking President Vladimir Putin is almost certainly Boris Berezovsky, the former Kremlin insider who claims to have placed Mr Putin on his throne and now publicly threatens to overthrow him.

29 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Promising signs in debut of new Macau orchestra

Macau Orchestra Gala Concert

Macau Cultural Centre Grand Auditorium

Last night only

13 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Vadim Repin And Boris Berezovsky

Vadim Repin (right) is one of the world's great violinists known for his passionate, but technically brilliant playing. He will be joined by Boris Berezovsky who has a reputation as a virtuoso pianist and a musician of insight. The programme includes Mozart's Sonata No. 21 in E Minor, Grieg's Sonata No. 2 in G and Ravel's Tzigane, Rapsodie de concert. Sep 9, 8pm.

8 Sep 2003 - 12:00am