The political life of Boris Berezovsky (13 photos)

Important and interesting facts about the life of a politician Boris Berezovsky.

Berezovsky and the first business project in 1989, the entrepreneur started his first major business project - "LogoVAZ." This company sells products of the Volga car, withdrawn from foreign salons AvtoVAZ, and the import of cars Mercedes-Benz. "LOGOVAZ" has become a launching pad enrich oligarchs.

Berezovsky and Yeltsin, Berezovsky was a close circle of Boris Yeltsin. Largely thanks to him, Yeltsin was re-elected for a second term in 1996. By the end of 1990, after taking part in the victorious campaign of Boris Yeltsin in the 1996 elections, Berezovsky became the most powerful oligarchs. An excerpt from the book by Boris Yeltsin's "President's Marathon": "... I have never liked and did not like Boris Berezovsky. Not fond of the arrogant tone of scandalous reputation, because he is credited with the special influence of the Kremlin, which has never been. He did not like, but always tried to keep it somewhere close to ... not to lose. Paradox? Maybe, yes. But for someone who is professionally engaged in politics or running - no. We, the representatives of the profession, sometimes people are forced to use, which is not particularly warm feelings. Forced to use their talent, professional and business qualities. So it was with Boris Abramovich ».

Berezovsky and "Sibneft" In 1996, Boris Yeltsin, Berezovsky convinced to create a private oil company "Sibneft". Later, it became the formal owner Roman Abramovich. At the High Court in London Berezovsky failed to prove that the real owner of the company was he, and not his younger business partner.

Berezovsky and Chechnya in the mid-90s he was Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council. Berezovsky contributed to the signing of a peace treaty between Russia and the Chechen Republic. After that, the disgraced oligarch has repeatedly been accused in connection with the Chechen rebels.

Berezovsky assassination attempt in June 1994 in Moscow on Novokuznetskaya street near the house techniques "LogoVAZ" Berezovsky's car was blown up. The driver was killed, the businessman and his guards were injured. In the organization of the crime suspected ringleader of the gang Orekhov Sergey Timofeyev, and later blown up in his car. In total, Berezovsky has been made six assassinations and assassination attempts. The last attempt was made in June 2007 in London. None of the attempts on the life of Berezovsky was not disclosed.

Berezovsky and media empire Berezovsky was the owner of one of the largest media groups in the country. He supervised the print media (Kommersant, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Novye Izvestia), radio (Our Radio), ORT (now First Channel) and MIBC (TV 6).

Berezovsky and Vladimir Putin, Berezovsky has actively participated in the electoral race, Vladimir Putin in 2000. Despite the fact that Berezovsky supported the candidacy of Putin as successor to Boris Yeltsin as president, relations with the new head of state the businessman turned sour very quickly.

Berezovsky and London after the conflict with Vladimir Putin, Berezovsky in 2001, moved to permanent residence in the British capital. In London, the businessman managed to obtain political refugee status. In London during the entrepreneur has become one of the main critics of Putin, in particular, took part in rallies against rigged results of the parliamentary elections in 2011.

Berezovsky and Putin change in Russia in the mid-2000s, Berezovsky admitted that he is preparing to intercept the power in Russia. Policies advocated the change of power in Russia, but peacefully. In 2004, with the support of Berezovsky politician Ivan Rybkin was nominated as a candidate at the presidential elections in Russia, and on the eve of voting day mysteriously disappeared and was found in Kiev. Whether it was about the kidnapping or srezhisirovannom case is still not known for certain.

Berezovsky and Patarkatsishvili's long-term business partner of Berezovsky was Badri Patarkatsishvili, who participated in all the key projects of the businessman. After the death of Patarkatsishvili, Berezovsky has led litigation over the estate of the deceased and his family.

Berezovsky and Alexander Litvinenko A former member of Russian spetsluzhb died of polonium poisoning in London in 2006. In Britain, Alexander Litvinenko worked actively in the framework of opposition projects with Berezovsky.

Berezovsky and justice with regard to Berezovsky was initiated 11 criminal cases. He was accused of money laundering, fraud, planning assassinations of prominent politicians, some media attributed the murder of TV presenter Berezovsky order Vlad Listyev, however, there was no evidence.

Berezovsky and Ukraine In 2004, Berezovsky has actively supported the "orange revolution" in Ukraine and after the change of government was going to settle there and invest billions of dollars into its economy.



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