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Quiet funeral held for colorful Russian tycoon

LONDON, May 8 (UPI) -- Boris Berezovsky, the combative Russian tycoon who died in late March in an apparent suicide, was quietly laid to rest Wednesday in a London suburb.

Police: Berezovsky apparently hanged self

LONDON, March 26 (UPI) -- Boris Berezovsky, the financially distressed Russian oligarch living in Britain, appears to have hanged himself, police said Monday.

Findings in Berezovsky's autopsy due out

LONDON, March 25 (UPI) -- British police say they are waiting for results of an autopsy on exiled Russian businessman Boris Berezovsky as they keep looking into his mysterious death.

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No 'third party' in Berezovsky death

LONDON, March 24 (UPI) -- British authorities said they have ruled out "third-party involvement" in the death of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky.

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Former Russian oligarch dies

LONDON, March 23 (UPI) -- Police are investigating the death of Boris Berezovsky, 67, one of Russia's richest oligarchs, after his lawyer said he may have taken his own life Saturday.

Biggest British civil suit ends year later

LONDON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A British court awarded Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich $6.5 billion in a year-long lawsuit that pitted him against a former friend and business partner.

Millions of Russians head to the polls

MOSCOW, March 13 (UPI) -- Millions of Russians voted Sunday in about 3,200 regional elections across the country, officials said.

Official: Abramovich to build cement plant

MOSCOW, July 4 (UPI) -- Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich intends to build a $500 million cement plant in the Ural Mountains, a regional official has confirmed.
Winehouse was paid $2M for gallery gig

Winehouse was paid $2M for gallery gig

MOSCOW, June 13 (UPI) -- Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich paid Amy Winehouse $2 million to sing for about an hour at the opening of his girlfriend's Moscow art gallery, sources said.

List of Britain's richest released

LONDON, April 27 (UPI) -- The richest 1,000 people in Britain have seen their wealth quadruple since 1997, figures show.

Moscow now city of billionaires?

MOSCOW, April 20 (UPI) -- Moscow, once the bastion of worldwide communism, may now have more billionaires than any other city on Earth, a business publication says.

Russian tycoon has no Alaska tunnel plan

LONDON, March 28 (UPI) -- Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionaire who owns the Chelsea Football Club in Britain, denies any plans to dig a tunnel under the Bering Strait.
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The 'Pelorus', the luxury yacht of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is tied up on the river Neva in St Petersburg on June 6, 2008. Abramovich arrived at an economic forum in Russia this weekend in his 115-meter long luxury yacht reported to be worth $300 million. (UPI Photo/Anatoli Zhdanov)
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Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich (Russian: Рома́н Арка́дьевич Абрамо́вич, pronounced ; born 24 October 1966) is a Russian businessman and the main owner of the private investment company Millhouse LLC.

In 2003, Abramovich was named Person of the Year by Expert, a Russian business magazine. He shared this title with Mikhail Khodorkovsky. He is known outside Russia as the owner of Chelsea Football Club, an English Premier League football team, and for his wider involvement in European football.

Abramovich is currently the ninth richest person in Russia and the 53rd richest person in the world, according to the 2011 Forbes list with an estimated fortune of $13.4 billion.

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