All Posts Tagged With: "Mikhail Khodorkovsky"

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Kasparov: Boycott NTV

Following a slanderous NTV program accusing the Russian opposition of paying people to attend their protests, Garry Kasparov backs out of a program on the channel on Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

Mar 16, 2012 | Continued
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Khodorkovsky: British PM Should Discuss Corruption on Russia Visit

Mikhail Khodorkovsky gives his two cents on British-Russian relations on the eve of British PM David Cameron’s first visit to Russia.

Sep 10, 2011 | Continued
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Khodorkovsky’s Cell Mate Names Names in ‘Forced’ 2006 Attack

Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s former cell mate has come forward with the names and details of how law enforcement officers forced him to attack Khodorkovsky in 2006; prison officials refuse to comment on the story.

May 26, 2011 | Continued
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With Verdict Upheld, Khodorkovsky Becomes ‘Prisoner of Conscience’

Following a much-criticized decision by a Moscow appeals court to uphold Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev’s guilty verdict, Amnesty International has declared the pair to be prisoners of conscience.

May 25, 2011 | Continued
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Police Pressure Court Aide as Witnesses Step Forward

Reports are trickling in that corroborate accusations of a Khamovnichesky Court aide that the Khodokovsky verdict wasn’t written by the presiding judge.

Feb 17, 2011 | Continued
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Russia Faced With Magnitsky, Khodorkovsky in Davos

Russian leaders are facing tough criticism of the country’s business practices at the World Economic Forum, as William Browder speaks out on the scandalous death of his lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, and what it means for business in Russia.

Jan 28, 2011 | Continued
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Freedom House: Situation in Russia ‘Relentlessly Grim’

A new report by Freedom House alleges that President Medvedev’s attempts to push forward democratic reforms have come to naught, while “bribery and embezzlement remain the norm” and “the law is enforced at the caprice of the leadership.”

Jan 14, 2011 | Continued
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Khodorkovsky Conviction Was ‘Putin’s Personal Vendetta’

Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been convicted in the second case against him by the Russian government, but his sentence won’t be announced for at least several days.

Dec 27, 2010 | Continued
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Medvedev Contrasts Putin in Year-End Interview

Dmitri Medvedev discussed the role of the opposition, the quality of Russian television, the second case against Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and a host of other issues in a televised year-end interview.

Dec 26, 2010 | Continued
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Mikhail Khodorkovsky ‘Prepared to Die in Prison’

Jailed oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky gave his final speech at the conclusion of the second government court case against him, saying he was prepared to die in prison.

Nov 2, 2010 | Continued