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[JURIST] The Basmanny District Court in Moscow issued a new arrest warrant Tuesday for exiled business tycoon Boris Berezovsky [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] on charges that he allegedly embezzled an additional $13 million in credit funds from SBS-Agro Bank [EBRD profile], which he then owned, to purchase real estate in southern France. The UK has already denied repeated requests from Russia for the Berezovsky's extradition, as diplomatic tensions between the two countries rise. The new charges [JURIST report] were brought last week, with the Moscow City Court ordering the seizure of Berezovsky's French manor.
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