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Russia finds $21.7bn mistake in Yukos case
Shareholders in Russia’s former biggest oil and gas company, Yukos, were awarded $21.7 billion too much as part of their $50 billion compensation claim. A review of the appeal by the Russian Federation also claims the company had no right to sue Russia.

09.02.2015 13:27

Khodorkovsky has right to enter politics, no regrets over pardon – Putin
President Vladimir Putin’s decision to pardon former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky was a humanitarian act and has nothing to do with his pledge not to go into politics, the Russian leader assured. He added he didn’t regret the move in the least.

18.12.2014 12:09

‘Who killed my husband?’ Khodorkovsky complicit in murder, widow’s book claims
The English version of a widely-read Russian book titled ‘Khodorkovsky. Who killed my husband?’ was released in Prague on Monday. Written by the widow of an assassinated Siberian city mayor, it implicates ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky in the murder.

11.11.2014 02:03

Khodorkovsky has lost connection with reality – Kremlin
Top Russian officials are not following Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s statements, and say the former oil magnate and convict has no right to moralize, Vladimir Putin’s press secretary has said.

07.10.2014 09:44

Russia ordered to pay $2.5 bn to Yukos shareholders
Russia must pay $2.51 bn (€1.87 bn) in compensation to the former shareholders of Yukos, once Russia's largest private oil company, for unfair tax proceedings. The European Court of Human Rights has also ruled Russia must pay €300,000 in legal costs.

31.07.2014 12:17

Khodorkovsky partner Lebedev leaves prison after ten years behind bars - officials
Platon Lebedev, the partner of former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, has left prison after Russia’s Supreme Court ruled that his term should be reduced to time served. Lebedev was in prison for money laundering and fraud.

24.01.2014 18:27

​‘Khodorkovsky will be dragged into politics even if he doesn’t want to’
If Khodorkovsky genuinely wished to show he is not planning to get involved into politics, he would have avoided equivocal statements during his press conference, political commentator and former Kremlin advisor Aleksandr Nekrassov told RT.

23.12.2013 03:00

Khodorkovsky sees himself as a second Solzhenitsyn – Alexander Rahr
After a decade in prison, Mikhail Khodorkovsky hasn’t changed his liberal views on Russia and preserved his ideals and convictions, political consultant Alexander Rahr told RT.

21.12.2013 20:47

Khodorkovsky: Myths, hagiography and the pardon
President Vladimir Putin’s decision to pardon disgraced oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky was indeed a bombshell.

21.12.2013 18:54

Khodorkovsky not Mandela, more like 'another Berezovsky?'
​Khodorkovsky is being used by Western media to slander Moscow’s policies, was one of the opinions voiced by analysts following former oil tycoon’s release, as RT asked experts if the man could pose a threat to Russia, considering his criminal past.

20.12.2013 16:22

Foreign investors 'do not care much about Khodorkovsky'
The pardon for Mikhail Khodorkovsky has divided experts over the economic implications of his release, while some consider it to be insignificant for the business climate; others claim that investment in Russia would increase.

20.12.2013 14:19

Khodorkovsky release and Russia's quest to nip offshore cash leaks
Once Russia’s richest oil execs, Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been released from prison, cutting his sentence short. The move signals President Putin is serious about returning foreign investment to Russia and cracking down on capital flight.

19.12.2013 12:42