Abramovich paid Berezovsky £1.3bn ‘to act as his political godfather’

Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich paid $2bn (£1.3bn) to fellow oligarch Boris Berezovsky for his services as a political “godfather” in the turbulent years after the collapse of communism, Abramovich’s lawyer has disclosed. The two former allies are trading legal blows at the high court in London, where Berezovsky is suing Abramovich for £3.2bn. Berezovsky, who […]