Oil firm directors to be questioned in Russian oligarchs’ $2 billion legal clash

Leonid Lebedev suing fellow billionaires Len Blavatnik and Viktor Vekselberg

26th June, 2016
Viktor Vekselberg

Directors of Irish oil firm Coral Petroleum are to be questioned in a Dublin solicitors’ office next month as part of a $2 billion legal clash playing out among Russian oligarchs in New York.

As reported in The Sunday Business Post last month, the ex-politician, sometime filmmaker and oil industrialist Leonid Lebedev is suing fellow billionaires Len Blavatnik and Viktor Vekselberg, both based in the US, over an alleged breach of a 2001 oil agreement.

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