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European Parliament Hosts Open Russia Founder Khodorkovsky

The European Parliament will be hosting a session with the founder of the Open Russia movement Mikhail Khodorkovsky to discuss and debate issues of human rights, civil society, and democracy in Russia. The event, which is convened in association with …

Le Monde Interview: Putin Doesn’t Care About Sanctions

Mikhail Khodorkovsky recently gave an interview to the French newspaper Le Monde to discuss the developing situation in Ukraine. The following is a translation from the French edition (the Russian text can be read here). Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Putin doesn’t care …

Sergei Guriev: “Russian Investigative Committee Would Like Me To Be A Witness For The Prosecution In The Third ‘Yukos Case’”

Russian online newspaper Gazeta.Ru conducted an interview with Sergei Guriev; English translation can be found below. The sudden departure for Paris of the renowned economist Sergei Guriev and his subsequent resignation as Rector of the New Economic School (NES) has become one of the …

Sergey Guriev: “The Judiciary in Russia is Dependent and Incompetent”

On August 6, following Khodorkovsky’s Supreme Court appeal hearing, Tikhon Dzyadko and Lika Kremer of Russian TV channel Rain, interviewed Sergey Guriev, former rector of the New Economic School in Moscow and one of the experts consulted in the 2011 …

European Court Says Officials Might Have Had ‘Hidden Agenda’ against Khodorkovsky

European Court of Human Rights: First Trial of Khodorkovsky and Lebedev found to be unfair Judgment Reveals Grave Violations Khodorkovsky’s lawyer: “The Conviction must be quashed” The Court did NOT exclude political motivation and conceded that Russian “officials might have …

 

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