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Khodorkovsky Thanks Ukraine Election Observers

The following statement was issued by Mikhail Khodorkovsky: My congratulations to the people of Ukraine on the just-held presidential election. In spite of all the difficulties encountered in various parts of the country both by the organizers and by independent …

Khodorkovsky: Sanctions May Further Isolate Russia

Europe may be taking a risk and playing into the hands of Russia’s nationalists by increasing sanctions against Moscow, said Mikhail Khodorkovsky today in an interview with BBC World Radio. Instead, he urged EU leaders to help Ukraine become more …

‘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 …

Pavel Khodorkovsky Meets UK Foreign Minister

UK Minister for Europe David Lidington today met Pavel Khodorkovsky, son of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who has been imprisoned in Russia for the past 10 years. They discussed Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s experience of being convicted and imprisoned in Russia. Mr Lidington called for Mikhail …

FCO Report: Khodorkovsky Case Raises Concerns About the Rule of Law in Russia

The case of Mikhail Khodorkovsky is raised in this year’s Foreign Office report on human rights and democracy for 2012. Launched by the British Foreign Secretary, the report assesses the global human rights situation in 2012 and sets out what …