In mid November 2009 a young Moscow lawyer died in police custody. It was the latest twist in a dark tale of alleged fraud, corruption and intimidation which has pitted Bill Browder against the Russian government.
He used to run a multi billion dollar investment business in Moscow; now he calls Russia a criminal state, which he is determined to confront. Has he picked a fight he can never win?
The full interview with Bill Browder will be broadcast on Tuesday 15th December 2009.
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