Abramovich launches defamation case over Putin’s People

Roman Abramovich has launched legal proceedings against “false or misleading statements” in the book Putin’s People he believes are damaging both his reputation and Chelsea. The Stamford Bridge club owner has filed a defamation suit against both publishers HarperCollins and author Catherine Belton. Belton’s book Putin’s People includes claims from Sergei Pugachev that Abramovich bought…