Billionaires duke it out 

A Russian tycoon punched a fellow billionaire on a television panel show after a discussion on the financial crisis spiralled into petty name-calling. Alexander Lebedev, a former KGB operative and owner of two major newspapers in Britain, wrote on his blog that property developer Sergei Polonsky had earned the clobbering by behaving abusively throughout recording. A preview clip shows, Polonsky saying he sometimes felt like “bashing [Lebedev] in the face,” prompting the newspaper owner to jump to his feet.

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