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Russia's richest woman spends £50m on London's biggest home.

September 29, 2009 - London
A family of Russian oligarchs is creating the biggest house in London after Buckingham Palace at an estimated cost of £100m according to Timesonline. Witanhurst on Highgate's West Hill is London's second largest private house, dwarfed only by Buckingham Palace. The house was bought for £50m by Yelena Baturina, thought to be the wealthiest woman in Russia and wife of the mayor of Moscow.