Two days before his arrest on Monday at the request of authorities in Moscow, Sergei Polonsky posted a video to his Facebook page, which his lawyer claimed to Russian media shows a Cambodian government official attempting to extort $1 million from the former oligarch in exchange for keeping him out of prison. Mr. Polonsky, once one of the richest men in Russia, was charged in absentia by a Moscow court in July with embezzling $176 million from investors in an unfinished residential development. In an eight-minute video posted to Facebook on November 9, Mr. Polonsky and his Russian
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