Evgeny Lebedev

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Emily Sheffield departs as editor of Evening Standard
David Cameron’s sister-in-law departs London newspaper hot seat just 15 months after replacing George Osborne

Jim Waterson Media editor

21, Oct, 2021 @10:45 AM

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The foreign royals and billionaire tax exiles collecting UK's furlough millions
Read the list of super-rich claimants, from Saudi princes to Dubai monarchs, tax exiles to the UK’s richest

Rob Davies and Joseph Smith

19, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Boris Johnson and Evgeny Lebedev: a decade of politics, parties and peerages
Pair have been friends since 2009, but security concerns were raised because of the Russian tycoon’s father, a one-time Moscow spy

Luke Harding and Dan Sabbagh

21, Oct, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Evening Standard to cut one-third of staff as Covid-19 hits advertising
Print edition of London paper will remain but focus will shift to digital and mobile platforms

Mark Sweney and Jim Waterson

07, Aug, 2020 @10:58 AM

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The Guardian view on Johnson's honours list: shameless and far too long | Editorial
Editorial: The prime minister’s decision to overuse his powers of patronage does nothing for the good governance of Britain


02, Aug, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Jeremy Corbyn makes fresh complaint over rejected House of Lords nominees
Anger is growing on the left after Labour peerages were blocked, as Lord Fowler, a Tory, criticised the chamber’s expansion

Michael Savage Policy editor

02, Aug, 2020 @6:17 AM

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Johnson peerage for Lebedev crowns mutually beneficial friendship
Party-loving media mogul and prime minister maintain close social and political ties

Jim Waterson Media editor

31, Jul, 2020 @5:50 PM

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Moscow-on-Thames: Soviet-born billionaires and their ties to UK's political elite
How party donations, sports teams and lavish London residences have granted access to highest echelons of public life

Luke Harding and Rob Davies

25, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Johnson visit to Lebedev party after victory odd move for 'people's PM'
PM mingled with Russian elite amid claims of Moscow interference in UK politics

Luke Harding and Dan Sabbagh

22, Dec, 2019 @3:25 PM

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Revealed: ex-KGB agent met Boris Johnson at Italian party
Russian billionaire says there was ‘nothing unusual’ in meeting the then foreign secretary

Carole Cadwalladr and Mark Townsend

17, Nov, 2019 @7:53 AM

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Lebedev dinner with Mohammed bin Salman raises questions over Saudi links
Independent owner Evgeny Lebedev hosted Mohammed bin Salman in London last year

Jim Waterson Media editor

03, Sep, 2019 @1:51 PM

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Court blocks inquiry into Independent and Standard's links to Saudi Arabia
Evgeny Lebedev-controlled titles successfully argue that government is too late to investigate 2018 deal

Jim Waterson Media editor

16, Aug, 2019 @2:39 PM

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