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Disinformation As a Weapon: IMR Presents Report on Russian Propaganda

During an event held on November 13, 2014 at the offices of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) in Washington DC, the Institute for Modern Russia and The Interpreter presented the launch of a new paper entitled, “The Menace of …

Khodorkovsky’s Speech at the Freedom House Awards

The following is the prepared text of the speech delivered by Mikhail Khodorkovsky at the 2014 annual Freedom House Awards held on the evening of October 1, 2014.  The European choice, social justice and national mobilization 1. There is a …

McCain Responds to Proposed Khodorkovsky Pardon

Following President Vladimir Putin’s statements regarding a pardon for political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky, U.S. Senator John McCain issued the following statement on his website: “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement today that he may pardon Mikhail Khodorkovsky is surprising and welcome news. Mr. Khodorkovsky’s …

Khodorkovsky’s Mother Is His Moral Inspiration

For the 2014 annual edition of the International Herald Tribune Magazine, the International New York Times invited prominent people to answer one of the big questions of the year: Who are their moral leaders for these times? Among the diverse …

Al Jazeera Interviews Pavel Khodorkovsky

Speaking in an interview with Al Jazeera, Pavel Khodorkovsky comments on the recent verdict handed down against opposition figure Alexei Navalny. “The system operates extra-judicially – there is nothing that has anything to do with justice that has been happening …