Khodorkovsky Speaks Out

Khodorkovsky Speaks Out

Mikhail Khodorkovsky is speaking out for the first time in a decade. Once ranked as the richest man in Russia, as well as Forbes’ 16th richest man in the world, Khodorkovsky was a model of success in the post-Soviet era of perestroika. He accumulated a tremendous amount of wealth during the privatization of state-owned assets, […]

Mikhail Khodorkovsky Released From Prison

Mikhail Khodorkovsky Released From Prison

Once the richest man in Russia, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, was released from prison on Friday. Imprisoned for tax evasion and fraud, Khodorkovsky has served 10 years in prison. The release on Friday was hurried, making little time for preparation. Mikhail Khodorkovsky was originally due to be released next year, but was prompted by former German Foreign […]

Khodorkovsky Vows to Fight for Russian Political Prisoners

Thousands of political prisoners are still behind bars in Russia

Khodorkovsky Vows to Fight for Russian Political Prisoners

Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky vows to fight for Russian political prisoners at a press conference at Berlin. These men and women are behind bars for only one reason that they defied Vladimir Putin, an ex-KGB head when he became the president of Russia. Khordokovsky said he has no future political ambitions. He thanked Germany, especially the […]