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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

Khodorkovsky arrives in Germany hours after release from prison
Ex-oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has landed in Berlin, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman has said in a statement. Khodorkovsky has been freed from jail after a decade of imprisonment as President Vladimir Putin granted him a pardon.

20.12.2013 14:41

Billionaire Prokhorov’s sister takes his role as leader of pro-business party
Mikhail Prokhorov has been replaced at the helm of the rightist pro-business Civil Platform party by his sister, Irina Prokhorova. The decision, at a closed-door meeting, scotches speculation that freed ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky could get the job.

20.12.2013 13:58

Khodorkovsky’s release: LIVE UPDATES
Ex-oil tycoon and Russia’s onetime richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been freed from jail after a decade of imprisonment after receiving a pardon from President Vladimir Putin.

20.12.2013 12:14

Ex-oil tycoon Khodorkovsky leaves prison after pardon
President Putin has pardoned Mikhail Khodorkovsky, arguably Russia’s best-known prisoner, citing humanitarian reasons. The former oil tycoon left jail hours later and flew to Germany, avoiding a crowd of journalists eager to see him.

20.12.2013 07:24

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