When her ex refused to pay out her settlement, this Russian divorcée decided to sue their vengeful son

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Tatiana Akhmedova dragged her ex-husband, Farkhad Akhmedov and eldest son, Temur to court for millions of pounds. (Photo: Gallo Images/ Alamy)
Tatiana Akhmedova dragged her ex-husband, Farkhad Akhmedov and eldest son, Temur to court for millions of pounds. (Photo: Gallo Images/ Alamy)

They seemed to have it all: two kids, luxury mansions, a superyacht, a private jet, an extensive art collection and enough money to buy whatever else they wanted.

Yet when they appeared in London High Court, the judge described the Akhmedov family as one of the unhappiest to ever have appeared in her courtroom. 

For five years Tatiana Akhmedova has been locked in a messy transatlantic legal battle with her billionaire ex-husband, Farkhad Akhmedov. In 2016 she was awarded an astronomical settlement where she’d get a little less than half of the Russian businessman’s £1bn (then about R16bn) estate.

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