Russian Billionaire, Former KGB Agent Buys British Newspaper

Alexander Lebedev

From the New York Times:

Alexander Lebedev, a Russian billionaire who was once a K.G.B. agent stationed in London, struck a long-awaited deal to buy The Independent newspaper on Thursday, little more than a year after he acquired another of Britain’s respected major papers, The Evening Standard of London.

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