All Posts Tagged With: "Mikhail Khodorkovsky"

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Pro-Kremlin Youth Equate Rights Leaders with Nazis

An outdoor installation set up by a pro-Kremlin youth group depicting Russian civil rights leaders as Nazis has drawn derision and outrage from within Russian civil society.

Jul 28, 2010 | Continued
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Sberbank CEO Testimony ‘Major Victory’ for Khodorkovsky

Sberbank President and CEO German Gref testified for the defense in the case against Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Monday, asserting that the theft the oligarch is accused of could not have happened without his awareness.

Jun 22, 2010 | Continued
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Court Won’t Call Putin as Witness in Khodorkosvky Case

Moscow’s Khamovnichesky Court says that despite testimony that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin admitted that the case against Mikhail Khodorkovsky was politically motivated, it finds no legal basis on which to subpoena him.

May 28, 2010 | Continued
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Khodorkovsky’s Hunger Strike Puts Spotlight on Medvedev

Jailed oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky has announced a hunger strike to protest what he says is an unlawful court ruling to extend his term in a pretrial detention center for another three months.

May 18, 2010 | Continued
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Prosecution Rests in Exhaustive Khodorkovsky Case

After thirteen months and fifty-one witnesses, the prosecution has concluded its presentation of evidence in the second court case against jailed oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who will take the stand in his own defense in early April.

Mar 30, 2010 | Continued
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Yulia Latynina on Russia’s Squandered Billions

Award-winning Russian journalist Yulia Latynina discusses what happens when a country spends it’s money on presidential palaces instead of infrastructure and roads. An exclusive from

Mar 26, 2010 | Continued
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Khodorkovsky Calls Putin to Court

Imprisoned oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, currently in Moscow facing charges in a second case against him, has issued a series of questions that he demands Prime Minister Putin answer directly in court.

Mar 17, 2010 | Continued
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Putin: “Here, Thank God, There Aren’t Any Elections”

In a four hour live broadcast on Thursday, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin fielded questions from “ordinary Russians” on a wide variety of topics, including his possible aspirations to run for a third term as president.

Dec 4, 2009 | Continued
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Former Russian PM Reveals Putin’s Campaign Against Tycoon

Former Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov revealed a closed-door discussion he had with former Russian President Vladimir Putin, on the decision to target oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

Jul 21, 2009 | Continued
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Kasparov on Putin’s “Ninth Year in Power”

Writing for the Wall Street Journal, Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov cautions against jumping to quick conclusion on any liberalization taking place under Russian President Dmitri Medvedev.

May 13, 2009 | Continued