Russia Banker Asylum

In this photo taken on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, Andrei Borodin, former Bank of Moscow head, attends the second day of the Russia Forum conference organized by investment bank Troika Dialog in Moscow, Russia. The Russian banker accused of fraud said Friday March 1 2013 he has been granted political asylum in Britain to protect him from his country's prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev. Borodin told Russian media that he had convinced British authorities the four charges of massive fraud he faces in Russia were politically motivated persecution. (AP Photo)
In this photo taken on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, Andrei Borodin, former Bank of Moscow head, attends the second day of the Russia Forum conference organized by investment bank Troika Dialog in Moscow, Russia. The Russian banker accused of fraud said Friday March 1 2013 he has been granted political asylum in Britain to protect him from his country's prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev. Borodin told Russian media that he had convinced British authorities the four charges of massive fraud he faces in Russia were politically motivated persecution. (AP Photo)

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