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Russia Must Replace its “Archaic Governance System”

Speaking at a conference hosted by Sciences Po in Paris, France, Mikhail Khodorkovsky put forward his vision for a democratic Russia, emphasising the importance of embracing civil society, an independent judicial system, and separation of powers. According to a summary …

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Video: Stephen Sestanovich in Conversation with Khodorkovsky

Mikhail Khodorkovsky recently appeared at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York for a conversation with George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies Stephen Sestanovich. The video of the event is below.

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Khodorkovsky Interviewed on Charlie Rose Show

Speaking in an exclusive two-part interview on the Charlie Rose Show in the United States, Mikhail Khodorkovsky says that Russia is nearing an economic crisis that could fuel an uprising similar to the country’s 1917 revolution. “I fear that Putin …

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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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