Russian court ruled yesterday that Boris Berezovsky, a longtime political enemy of Russian President Vladimir Putin who has been living in exile in the UK since 2000, fraudulently embezzled RUB214 million ($8.78 million) from Aeroflot when he maintained financial control over the carrier in the 1990s. He rejected the verdict as a "farce" and the UK government said it would not extradite Berezovsky to Russia.

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