Russian businessman of Azeri origin Farkhad Akhmedov was part of one of the biggest divorce cases in history. Two years ago a British court awarded £453 million (41.5 percent of Akhmedov’s fortune) to his former spouse Ms. Tatyana Akhmedov. It was ruled on the grounds of her “equal contribution to the welfare of the family.” The businessman compared the British legal ruling to “toilet paper” and launched an appeal
According to Forbes, Akhmedov ($1.3 billion) is the 67th wealthiest Russian businessmenIgor Kubedinov/TASS
According to Forbes, Akhmedov ($1.3 billion) is the 67th wealthiest Russian businessmen.
Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev, the 18th richest person in Russia, was also on the brink of waving away at least half of his fortune while staring down the barrel of divorce. Famous for snapping up Monaco football club and infamous for being charged for corruption probe, the legal process of his breakup lasted seven years. His former spouse Elena filed for divorce in 2008. Two years later a Swiss court froze Rybolovlev’s assets and in 2014 it dealt a major blow by awarding Elena half of her ex-husband’s fortune, amounting to a cool $4.5 billion. Unsurprisingly, this would have been the world’s most expensive lover’s tiff
Dmitry Rybolovlev and Tanya Dziahileva, a supermodel from Belarus, attended the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters on April 21, 2012Getty Images
The marriage of real-estate tycoon Vladislav Doronin and Ekaterina lasted 21 years. They divorced in 2009 when the businessman, whose fortune was estimated in 2011 at $6.7 billion, started dating supermodel Naomi Campbell. A settlement was reached with Ekaterina and according to media reports she received $10 million
Ekaterina Doronina, Vladislav Doronin, Katia Doronin, Naomi Campbell and Valerie Campbell backstage during Naomi Campbell's Fashion For Relief Haiti London 2010 Fashion ShowGetty Images
Tariko and his ex-partner reached a settlement, the details of which remain unknownGetty Images
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