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Nets’ Mikhail Prokhorov to run for Russian presidency

MOSCOW — After a week of surprising challenges to his authority, Vladimir Putin faces a new one from one of…

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…