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Putin’s Judo Partner and His Wife Locked in Battle Over $35M Mansion Neither Is Allowed to Live in

ALEXANDER NEMENOV / Getty ImagesVladimir Putin’s judo sparring partner is fighting his ex-wife in a London courtroom over the ownership of a luxurious British mansion with tennis courts, swimming pool and a panic room—despite the fact that neither of them are allowed to live in the U.K.Billionaire Russian oligarch Arkady Rotenberg, 68, a childhood friend of Putin, has been banned from entering the U.K. since 2014, when the EU slapped sanctions on him after his company built a 12-mile bridge between Russia and the Crimea, the Ukraine territory which Russia illegally annexed. His former wife, Natalia, 39, an interior designer, …read more

Source:: The Daily Beast