All Posts Tagged With: "Platon Lebedev"

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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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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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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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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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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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New Charges Filed Against Khodorkovsky

New charges have been cast against Michael Khodorkovsky, the former head of the Yukos oil company. Khodorkovsky, who may face an additional 22 years behind bars, called the accusations absurd.

Jul 2, 2008 | Continued
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EU Parliament Condemns Kremlin’s Strong-Arm Politics

The European Parliament has enacted a new resolution on Russia which deplores the strong-arm politics of the Kremlin, and deplores problems with the March 2nd presidential election.

Mar 17, 2008 | Continued