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March 1, 2000
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The president of an umbrella Russian Jewish group won a defamation suit against another Russian media tycoon. A Russian court ruled that Kremlin insider Boris Berezovsky, who owns the national television channel ORT, had slandered the Russian Jewish Congress’ Vladimir Goussinsky, by saying on the air that Goussinsky had financial interests in showing positive coverage of Chechen separatists.

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