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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 …

In The Midst Of Government Crackdown, Supporters Rally For Khodorkovsky’s 50th Birthday

Mikhail Khodorkovsky will be marking his 50th birthday, this Wednesday, June 26, in the prison colony in Karelia where he is held. In honour of the occasion, supporters in Russia and around the world have been rallying to send a strong …

Does Russia Belong in the G8?

Next week the leaders of the G8 will be meeting in Northern Ireland for their annual summit, with some observers questioning whether Vladimir Putin’s Russia deserves its place among the exclusive club of democracies. “We must rename the ‘G8′ to …

 

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