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Berezovsky died from hanging

A post-mortem into the death of the Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky has found he was hanged. A pathologist found nothing to indicate a violent struggle, a spokesman for Thames Valley Police said.

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Who was Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky?

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky has died, it has been reported today.

The exiled businessman, who was a former Kremlin power broker, last year lost a multibillion-pound High Court fight with Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich.

He claimed the Premier League football club owner intimidated him into selling shares in Russian oil giant Sibneft.

The court ruled against Mr Berezovsky's £3bn claim.

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