Russian oligarch finds a new vocation

New York Times :: In Russian terms, Aleksandr Y. Lebedev is down but not out. The boxing metaphor is particularly apt for the 53-year-old businessman whose troubles got worse in 2011 when he took a swing at a fellow guest on a Russian TV talk show, a bit of bravado that last July earned him a conviction on battery charges and a sentence of 150 hours of community service.

Read Celestine Bohlen, www.nytimes.com