Kremlin foe Boris Berezovsky has died in Britain

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky arrives at a division of the High Court in central London Credit: Reuters
Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky arrives at a division of the High Court in central London
Credit: Reuters

Boris Berezovsky, a Russian tycoon and former Kremlin insider who became one of President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critics, died in London on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported, citing relatives and a lawyer.

The Interfax news agency cited a relative whom it did not name as saying Berezovsky, 67, who had been granted asylum in Britain, died at his home there. It also cited a Russian lawyer for Berezovsky, Alexander Dobrovinsky, as saying he had died.

British police would not immediately comment.


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