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UK businessman and Putin critic Bill Browder ‘arrested on Russian Interpol arrest warrant in Spain’

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A British businessman and outspoken critic of Vladimir Putin says he has been arrested by Spanish police on an Interpol arrest warrant requestedby Russia.

Bill Browder, a London-based hedge fund manager who has fought a long battle with Moscow, said on Twitter he was arrested in Madrid on Wednesday morning and was headed to a police station “right now”.

In March, Mr Browdertold MPshe believed the Russians would like “more than anything” to arrest him and “get me back to Russia and then kill me in the control of their own system”.

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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/bill-browder-arrest-russia-interpol-spain-uk-businessman-putin-critic-a8375231.html

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