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Khodorkovsky’s Lunch with the FT

Mikhail Khodorkovsky appears in this weekend’s edition of the Financial Times interview series, “Lunch with the FT.” Speaking with Russia correspondent Neil Buckley, Khodorkovsky describes the most difficult part of his ten years in prison, the drama surrounding his release …

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OSCE Calls on Russia to Stop Persecuting Civil Society Groups

Isabel Santos (MP, Portugal), who chairs the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly Human Rights Committee, is calling on the Russian government to halt its harassment of civil society organisations such as Memorial. Santos said that …

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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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