Khodorkovsky to be Guest of Honour at Forum 2000

The 18th annual Forum 2000 Conference, titled “Democracy and Its Discontents: A Quarter-Century After the Iron Curtain and Tiananmen” will be attended this year by a record number of more than 170 delegates, including Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Until the end of …

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Khodorkovsky to Speak at Le Monde Festival in Paris

Mikhail Khodorkovsky will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Le Monde Festival, held at the Opera-Bastille on September 20, 6:00PM. The forum is open to everyone, however registration is required online. Below is an English translation of the announcement …

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Khodorkovsky to Speak at University of Zurich

On June 27, 2014 Mikhail Khodorkovsky will be a featured speaker along with German journalist Erich Gysling at the Europe Institute of the University of Zurich (EIZ). The event, titled “Wirtschaftsfreiheit und die Rolle der Gerichte in Russland” (“Economic freedom …

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Muscovites Demand the Release of All Political Prisoners in Russia

A protest march in support of the ‘Bolotnaya case’ defendants (or the May 6 ‘prisoners’) took place in Moscow on Sunday. The participants demanded the release of the May 6 prisoners, and all political prisoners, including Alexei Pichugin, the last …

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New Book Dedicated To Yuri Schmidt Published

The Heinrich-Boell-Foundation in Germany has published a new book entitled ‘I am lawyer’, to commemorate the life and work of Russian lawyer, Yuri Schmidt. Schmidt, who passed away on January 12, 2013, was an internationally renowned human rights lawyer and …

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