Yukos Shareholders vs. Russia Arbitration Award

On July 18th, 2014, the Permanent Court of Arbitration issued a historic decision, ordering the Russian government to pay damages of $50 billion to the former shareholders of the Yukos oil company. Mikhail Khodorkovsky is not a party to this …

Ukraine-Russia Dialogue Forum Resolution

The following resolution was adopted by the participants of the inaugural Ukraine-Russia Dialogue Forum in Kiev on April 25, 2014. Read the full text of the document below: Ukraine-Russia Dialogue Forum Resolution by mbkcenter

Freedom House: ‘Freedom in the World 2014’ Report

Freedom House published its annual ‘Freedom in the World 2014’ report which cites Russia to be among countries that experienced “serious setbacks” in political rights and civil liberties during 2013. Download the full report (PDF) Eurasia Fact Sheet (PDF)

Second White Paper

The second white paper in the case, entitled “Abuse of State Authority in the Russian Federation: The New Politically Motivated Charges against Mikhail Khodorkovsky,” was originally published in February 2007. Abuse of State Authority in the Russian Federation

First White Paper

This white paper, entitled “Constitutional and Due Process Violations in the Khodorkovsky / Yukos Trial,” was prepared and by members of Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s Defence team and presented during the first trial. First Khodorkovsky White Paper

The Full List Of Russia’s Political Prisoners

In November 2013, the Memorial—Russia’s most respected human rights organisation, founded a quarter-century ago by Andrei Sakharov—published a list of 70 people it considers to be political prisoners. Among the names included in the list are Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev …

H.R. 6156: Removal of Jackson-Vanik and Magnitsky Rule of Law Act

On 16 November 2012, the third anniversary of the death of whistleblowing lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6156 with a wide bipartisan margin, lifting the outdated Jackson-Vanik travel restrictions, restoring Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR), …

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