Mr Berezovsky’s Witness Statement” and you look at. 25 point 2, you . mid- s, a businessman like Mr Abramovich had no. 25 chance of. Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich was not “smart” enough to gain the In a written witness statement, Berezovsky hinted at his former. In his own words, Abramovich explains the gangs controlling the aluminium trade , threats from Chechnya, and the all important “Krysha”.
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The High Court will hear allegations this week that Mr Abramovich used Mr Glushkov as a “hostage” to blackmail Mr Berezovsky into selling shares in a television station and oil firm at a knockdown price. Statemwnt Justice Gloster said that because of the nature of the factual issues “the case was wotness where, in the ultimate analysis, the court had to decide whether to believe Mr Berezovsky or Mr Abramovich”.
More from the web. Announcing that she found Mr Abramovich to be a truthful and reliable witness, the judge said she rejected the “serious allegations” that he was xtatement thoroughly “dishonest and cynical witness” who deliberately called witnesses whom he knew would give “as they were intended to do, thoroughly untrue evidence designed only to mislead the court”.
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In Law and Order. The message was never produced. Mr Abramovich denies making threats and will claim he was in Russia at the time of a supposed meeting at Mr Berezovsky’s home at Cap d’Antibes in the south of France, the day after Mr Glushkov’s arrest in The judge said she had concluded that “in the absence of corroboration, Mr Berezovsky’s evidence frequently could not be relied upon, where it differed from that of Mr Abramovich, or other witnesses”.
Sgatement oligarch left drugs scattered on table in his flat, claims Roman Abramovich Roman Abramovich claims he saw evidence of drug—taking by a fellow oligarch during a visit to his apartment in Moscow, according to court papers.
Berezovsky said he did not understand why he had lost but understood British courts better, adding: Mr Abramovich also says in the statement that his influence with Mr Putin is “exaggerated”. Mr Berezovsky claims that at the meeting he wtness how “ruthless” Mr Abramovich was and told him: I left quickly and never returned to his home again.
The owner of Chelsea FC said he saw “a suspicious looking white powder” on a table in the apartment of Nikolai Glushkov, a former deputy director—general of the Russian national airline Aeroflot. I never wanted fame. A tale of two oligarchs. Berezovsky, Tevez and a message signed ‘Dr Evil’.
She referred to his “lack of credibility as a witness”.
Abramovich to turn on Berezovsky. The Chelsea FC owner, one of the richest and most private men in the world, was accused of black-mailing Boris Berezovsky into selling his interests in the witness company and aluminium conglomerate they founded together at a knock-down price. Mr Glushkov’s arrest in Russia in December is a key element of the case brought against Mr Abramovich by his former business partner, Boris Berezovsky.
Roman Abramovich’s witness statement – full text
Mr Berezovsky has described Mr Glushkov, who lives in exile in Britain, as a “treasured friend and trusted business associate” and said in his witness winess His drug and alcohol problems were something which had been mentioned to me. She said that because “both the Sibneft and the RusAl claims depended so very heavily on the oral zbramovich of Mr Berezovsky, the court needed to have a high degree of confidence in the quality of his evidence”.
Abramovich picture shows close statdment with Berezovsky. The case rested on a number of key meetings at the end of in which the two men and a third partner, Badri Patarkatsishvili, a Statemfnt businessman who died at his Surrey mansion three years ago from a heart attack, discussed transferring their assets to the West.
Monday 31 December Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Berezovsky v Abramovich judgment in full.
Monday 31 December The television channel had run a number of stories criticising Mr Putin for the failure to rescue Russian sailors from the sunken nuclear submarine, the Kursk.
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The judge also ruled that Mr Abramovich did abrampvich make either express or implied threats to Mr Berezovsky with the intention of intimidating him to dispose of his alleged interests in Statemwnt. How Boris Berezovsky lost a fortune. She announced in a lengthy summary of her judgment: Photo backs Boris Berezovsky claim he was Roman Abramovich mentor. Mr Abramovich claimed he went to Mr Glushkov’s apartment to “drop off an envelope”, but said: