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Amanpour Interview: ‘Russians Don’t Want to Live in Isolation’

Speaking in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour today, Mikhail Khodorkovsky says that although Russia desperately needs political change, this change must come as softly as possible, without bloodshed or revolutionary upheaval that many fear may define the coming years. …

Don’t Make Putin a Martyr, Says Khodorkovsky in Vilnius Speech

The following speech, as prepared for delivery, was given by Mikhail Khodorkovsky today in Vilnius at the second annual Snow Meeting organised by Lithuania’s Foreign Ministry in cooperation with the Eastern European Studies Centre. Russia and the PROSPECTS for EUROPEAN …

Mikhail Khodorkovsky to speak at Russia Forum in Vilnius

On 15-16 January, Lithuania’s Foreign Ministry in cooperation with the Eastern European Studies Centre, is presenting the second annual Russia Forum that aims to develop a dialogue with representatives of the Russian civil society. On Friday, 16 January, at 10:00 …

‘We will not be intimidated’

The following statement was issued by Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Yesterday, at a CNN studio, I saw some horrifying footage from Paris. Terrorists toting assault rifles shot unarmed people virtually at point-blank range and finished off in cold blood those wounded. I …

New Year’s Address from Mikhail Khodorkovsky

The following address ushering in 2015 was issued by Mikhail Khodorkovsky: As we counted days to approach the New Year’s Eve, I have noticed something peculiar. This time, we have been preparing for the holidays like we are bracing ourselves …