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Once-Jailed Oligarch 'Ready' to Challenge Putin for Presidency
Mikhail Khodorkovsky Is Organizing Russian Opposition Groups
December, Putin freed Russia's three most celebrated prisoners, two members of the punk collective Pussy Riot and Mikhail Khodorkovsky , who was once Russia's richest man. The amnesty was something less than it appeared to be. All three prisoners
Russian Author and Activist Masha Gessen Answers Five Questions
from prison, as well as former political rival Mikhail Khodorkovsky , who had been in jail for over ten years. Why ..... sentences. They included the former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky , who had served more than ten years in prison
Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Gets 5 Years for Embezzlement
against a potential challenger in the Putin era, certainly the most since the trial of former Yukos Oil chief Mikhail Khodorkovsky a decade ago put Russia's richest man in jail after he announced plans to enter politics. That the father of
Chess Grand Master Garry Kasparov Is Latest Russian to Flee
economist, dashed off to France last week after investigators stepped up their inquiries into his support for Mikhail Khodorkovsky , once Russia's richest man, who has been in jail since 2003 after he announced plans to challenge Putin politically
The Global Note: A Syria Vote…Talking To The Taliban…Famine Alert…More Cellphones Than Humans
has become an online hit, getting nearly 3 million views in just three days. The digitally altered clip posted on YouTube used news footage of the 2010 trial of former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky to put Putin behind bars instead.
New Jersey Nets Owner to Run for President of Russia
politically, he was arrested and imprisoned. Prokhorov was asked today if he feared a similar fate to that of Mikhail Khodorkovsky , in prison since 2003 for tax evasion and embezzlement. "I'm not doing anything illegal," he responded.
Artists Compete for Best Drawing of Russian Oligarch on Trial
bespectacled face of Russia’s former richest man, Mikhail Khodorkovsky . For most of the summer, Khodorkovsky was observed ..... s Central House of Artists. “The trial of Mikhail Khodorkovsky has already become a factor of the Russian contemporary
President Obama Seeks to Build Up Medvedev Over Putin
Senator, for a 2005 Senate resolution criticizing the sentencing and imprisonment of former YUKOS Oil managers Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev, a resolution that argued that "in investigations that present a threat to authorities, Russian
Russia Court Orders Arrest of Russian Oil Mogul Gutseriyev
YUKOS oil firm, but other observers say these are misplaced. Russneft is much smaller that YUKOS, whose founder Mikhail Khodorkovsky is now serving a prison term and says he has been punished by the Kremlin for his political ambitions. There is
Russia Refuses to Free Pregnant Prisoner
welcome this," Gorbachev said. Bakhmina was sent to jail for her involvement in the now-notorious case against Mikhail Khodorkovsky , a former Russian oligarch who was once the richest man in the country. Khodorkovsky was arrested in 2003 on
Who Are the Power Brokers?
has met with heads of states of more than 20 countries, including Russia, the United Kingdom and China. 7) Mikhail Khodorkovsky , $8 billion, Rank: 26 He's the head of Russia's second-largest oil company, Yukos,which helps keep