Russia

‘Vivid, Humane and Poignant’ Portraits of Prisoners in Khodorkovsky’s Book

There is the guard who delivers blows with no visible traces. The fraudster stitched up by the police for murder. The abandoned teenager, the drug addict. These are some of the stories collected in Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s first book published in …

Khodorkovsky to Appear at Oslo Freedom Forum

The Oslo Freedom Forum has announced that Russian political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky will join 25 other international human rights leaders to deliver a speech at this year’s conference, taking place in Norway from May 12-14. Among the other featured guest …

Khodorkovsky Comments Ahead of Bolotnaya Trial: “We are not trash but citizens of our country”

Mikhail Khodorkovsky has issued a public statement in support of the defendants in the Bolotnaya Case, who will face trial on Friday February 21, 2014. The defendants were peaceful protesters arrested during the protests of May 6, 2012. Khodorkovsky’s statement …

Russian Supreme Court Announces Release of Platon Lebedev

Statement from defence team of Khodorkovsky and Lebedev: The main thing today is the release of Platon Lebedev, who became one of the first hostages in the Yukos case in 2003. Many friends and associates of Platon Leonidovich have been …

We Must Stand Up for Russia

From the editors of Khodorkovsky.com: The reaction on the streets of Russia to the outcome of the parliamentary elections of December 2011 and the presidential election of March 2012 took the Russian authorities and much of the world by surprise. …

 

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