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Putin Challenger Vows To Pardon Khodorkovsky

The Russian billionaire who this week announced his challenge to Vladimir Putin for Russia’s upcoming presidential election says his first…

Could Mikhail Prokhorov be the man to take on Vladimir Putin? | David Hearst

On paper, Mikhail Prokhorov has everything it takes to give Vladimir Putin a run for his money. At 46, he…

Khodorkovsky film premieres in Moscow despite cinema snub

It has been a long wait, but despite alleged attempts to ban it and only one Moscow cinema agreeing to…

Russia on brink of stagnation – Khodorkovsky

Jailed tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky predicts an era of stagnation in Russia which will be followed by a political crisis and…

Khordokovsky rules out trading guilt admission for parole

  Jailed Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky has said he will never admit he is guilty of the crimes he was…

Khodorkovsky’s ex-cellmate to appeal second refusal to launch inquiry

Lawyers of Alexander Kuchma, a former cellmate of jailed Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, will send a complaint on Wednesday to…

Main news of October 27

WORLD * The UN Security Council ended the no-fly zone over Libya * Israeli authorities released 25 Egyptian prisoners to…

Russian Opposition Demonstrates Solidarity With Khodorkovsky

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Opposition activists have rallied in St. Petersburg to demonstrate support for jailed former oil tycoon Mikhail…

Russia’s investigation committee wants to set up finance police

Russia’s Investigation Committee has called for the creation of an independent body to investigate tax crimes. Russia’s tax authorities are…

Main news of October 15

RUSSIA * President Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting with his supporters that Russia’s new government would consist of absolutely…

Jailed Russian Official: Yukos Auction Was Staged

TULA, Russia — A former member of the ruling United Russia party says Russian authorities orchestrated the fraudulent sale in…

Russian lawyer denied prison medical leave dies

A former Yukos oil executive whose struggle to win medical treatment for Aids and cancer came to symbolise the harshness…

Former Yukos Executive Dies At 39

A former Yukos executive who was jailed while seriously ill in 2006 has died. His family told the Dozhd Internet…

Putin in key speech ahead of polls

Russia’s powerful Prime Minister Vladimir Putin delivered a key speech to his loyalists on Friday amid speculation that he may…

European court delivers mixed ruling on Yukos

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that the Russian authorities had violated the rights of the now-defunct…

European Court Finds ‘Violations,’ But Clears Russia Of Deliberate Effort To Ruin Yukos

The European Court Of Human Rights in Strasbourg has ruled that Russian authorities committed violations in connection with the bankruptcy…

Rights Advocates Seek Yukos Attackers Blacklist

Russian human-rights activists and opposition politicians have called on the U.S. Senate to blacklist 305 officials in Russia involved in…

Russian court rules against Lebedev’s parole appeal

An Arkhangelsk regional court ruled that the earlier refused parole petition by ex-Yukos executive Platon Lebedev was legal, and his…

Russian High Court: Ex-Yukos Leaders’ Detention Illegally Prolonged

MOSCOW — The Russian Supreme Court has ruled that the the law was violated when the preliminary detention of former…