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Yevtushenkov Arrested for Refusing Rosneft, Khodorkovsky Says

Yesterday Russia authorities placed the billionaire owner of Sistema Vladimir Yevtushenkov under house arrest while he is investigated for alleged money laundering, claiming foul play in the company’s acquisition of shares in the oil company Bashneft. The Yevtushenkov matter drew …

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Khodorkovsky Wishes Pichugin Happy Birthday

Dear Alexei, Yours is the hardest lot of any of us at Yukos. Yet you bear your cross in a more dignified manner than, possibly, many of us could. I wish you strength and I wish you patience. The situation …

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Khodorkovsky Expresses Condolences to Victims of Moscow Metro Crash

In response to the tragic Metro crash in Moscow today which killed at least 20 people and injured more than 150, Mikhail Khodorkovsky issued the following statement: My deep condolences to the families of the deceased and my wishes of …

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Khodorkovsky: Give people a couple of wars, and they will be happy

The following translated coverage of Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s speech at the University of Zurich was originally published on Neftegaz.ru. Khodorkovsky: Give people a couple of wars, and they will be happy On June 27, former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky spoke at …

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‘Culture Dialog’ Website Launched as Forum for Direct Engagement between Russia’s and Ukraine’s Civil Society

A Russian-Ukrainian crisis broke out in March 2014, resulted in an open armed confrontation, has claimed hundreds of lives and has brought Ukraine’s south-east to the brink of human catastrophe. Against this dramatic background, another consequence of the crisis has …

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