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LONDON, August 28 - RAPSI. The High Court of Justice in London will announce its decision in Boris Berezovsky's lawsuit against Roman Abramovich on Friday at 10:30 a.m. (2:30 p.m. Moscow time), the Judicial Office told RIA Novosti on Tuesday.
The hearing will be open for the public and the press. The proceeding will also be broadcast in an outside court hall.
Judge Elizabeth Gloster will summarize the court's decision.
The explanation will be published later in autumn, several weeks will be required to prepare all the documents and to post for public access.
The London High Court began hearing Boris Berezovsky's $5.5 billion lawsuit against Roman Abramovich on October 3. Berezovsky seeks compensation for assets he was forced to sell to Abramovich between 2000 and 2003, shortly after his flight from prosecution in Russia. Berezovsky claims in his lawsuit that Abramovich intimidated him and his business partner Badri Patarkatsishvili into selling a number of assets, including a 43-percent interest in the Sibneft oil company and a stake in the Rusal aluminum group, at a fraction of their value.