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Boris Berezovsky funded "Other Russia"

May 31 2007
14:05

Disgraced tycoon Boris Berezovsky, a fugitive from Russian justice in London, told the newspaper "Financial Times" said that the funding of opposition organizations "Other Russia".

Berezovsky said that he began to financially support the "Other Russia" because he decided to strike at Putin's power because of his involvement in the murder in Britain of former FSB officer and a friend of businessman Boris Abramovich, Alexander Litvinenko.

"I share their support for the revolution in Russia in two parts. The first - is to help those in the West who understand that Putin - not a friend of the West, Putin - the real danger for the West. And I spend a lot of money to help you, the Brits, if I may say so, to understand that Putin's Russia is dangerous. The second part - I once tried to organize a political party in Russia. Three of us - Yushenkov, Golovlyov and I - we came to France. They were then deputy of the Russian parliament, and we decided to create a party. Two of them were killed, and I'm still here. And then I realized that such open opposition does not work, at least in my case. So I decided to use another option. I do support some opposition in Russia through the Foundation for Civil Liberties. .. "

Earlier, Boris Berezovsky has repeatedly stated that he was preparing a revolution in Russia and financed the opposition and those who disagree with Putin's course politicians and officials, preparing the "palace coup". Then he did not call his supporters names, fearing for their safety and lives. Now, in the course of the interview as the main object of its capital investments on several occasions voiced the title "Other Russia".

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