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Berezovsky's Yachts 'Arrested'

French police have seized two yachts worth a combined $20 million and other valuables, including paintings, owned by exiled businessman Boris Berezovsky, the Russian Prosecutor General's Office said Thursday, Interfax reported.

Property was seized on request of Russian prosecutors, who accuse Berezovsky of embezzling 60 billion rubles ($2 billion) from AvtoVAZ, a Prosecutor General's Office spokeswoman said.

Berezovsky said Thursday that he owns no yachts in France and is not aware of any paintings that belong to him being arrested in the country.

(MT)

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