MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian tycoon Alexander Lebedev was ordered on Tuesday to do 150 hours of community service over a televised brawl following a trial he depicted as President Vladimir Putin's revenge for criticizing the government.
A judge convicted Lebedev of battery but state prosecutors last week dropped a jail threat against Lebedev, the financial backer of two British newspapers, The Independent and London Evening Standard.
(Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova, Editing by Timothy Heritage)
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