Poland

Khodorkovsky Receives ‘Man of the Year’ Award from Gazeta Wyborcza

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, Mikhail Khodorkovsky was presented with the ’2014 Man of the Year’ award by editor Adam Michnik. The Polish translation of the speech can be …

Khodorkovsky Receives Lech Walesa Award

Yesterday Mikhail Khodorkovsky met with former Polish President and Solidarity leader Lech Walesa to accept an award presented on behalf of the Lech Walesa Institute. During the meeting, Khodorkovsky commented that he is grateful for the Award, and that he …

Jan Krzysztof Bielecki: Khodorkovsky’s Attitude And Behaviour Make Him A Symbol Of The Fight For Superior Values

At the Lech Walesa Award ceremony last month Mikhail Khodorkovsky was described as the ‘Rockerfeller who became Mandela’  by a former Polish Prime Minister. Mikhail Khodorkovsky received the prestigious Lech Walesa prize at the ceremony in September where guests were …

Mikhail Khodorkovsky Awarded Prestigious Lech Walesa Prize

Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been awarded the prestigious 2013 Lech Walesa Award for “courage in promoting the values of civil society”.  His son Pavel, received the award on behalf of his father on  September 29, in the Polish city of Gdansk. At the …

Khodorkovsky To Receive 2013 Lech Walesa Award

Former President of Poland Lech Walesa announced at a press conference in Gdansk today that Mikhail Khodorkovsky will be the sixth winner of the Lech Walesa Award. A press release that can be read in Polish here explains that Khodorkovsky …