All Posts Tagged With: "oligarchs"

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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
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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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Russia has the World’s Richest Government –Forbes

Forbes magazine reports that Russia currently has the world’s richest politicians. Twelve billionaire delegates serve in the Parliament alone, for a net worth of some $41 billion.

Apr 7, 2008 | Continued