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Khordorkovsky associate Platon Lebedev to be released – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia’s Supreme Court has ordered the release of Platon Lebedev, the former business partner of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, with whom he was jailed in 2005. Platon and Khodorkovsky were convicted of tax evasion and theft after funding opposition parties and …Russian court orders release of former Khordokovsky aideCNNRussia Shuts Door on Khodorkovsky Return as Lebedev […]

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Khodorkovsky: For now, steering clear of Russia and politics – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMOSCOW — Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former oil tycoon once considered President Vladimir Putin’s most potent political foe, said Sunday that he had no plans to resume his business or political activities or to support Russia’s embattled opposition forces.Khodorkovsky will work to free political inmatesHouston ChronicleAnalysis: Mikhail Khodorkovsky in exileBBC NewsUPDATE 4-Freed Khodorkovsky challenges […]

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Khodorkovsky says he will work to release other political prisoners – Washington Post

Washington PostMOSCOW — Mikhail Khodorkovsky has yet to decide how he will spend the rest of his life, but one thing is clear: The former Russian oil tycoon, who has castigated the Kremlin throughout the decade he has spent in prison, is not going into politics. Instead …Khodorkovsky: Russia Still Has Political PrisonersVoice of AmericaKhodorkovsky […]

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Khodorkovsky on Putin: ‘They were humane about my family’ – BBC News

BBC NewsMikhail Khodorkovsky has reacted philosophically when asked about his personal feelings towards Russian President Vladimir Putin. The former oil tycoon was released from prison on Friday after serving 10 years for fraud and tax evasion. “I’ve always …Khodorkovsky Says He Won’t Return to PoliticsWall Street JournalKhodorkovsky: Will seek to free political inmatesHouston ChronicleMikhail Khodorkovsky […]

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Khodorkovsky vows to help Russian political prisoners – BBC News

BBC NewsFormer oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has said he will do all he can to ensure the release of other Russian political prisoners. At a press conference in Berlin, he thanked his supporters and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for helping to secure his …Khodorkovsky: Don’t boycott 2014 Sochi OlympicsHouston ChronicleKhodorkovsky Says He Won’t Return to […]

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky holds a news briefing in Berlin – BBC News

BBC NewsFormer Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was pardoned and released from prison on Friday, holds a news briefing in Berlin. He spent 10 years in a Russian prison for fraud and tax evasion, and has always insisted that his conviction was …Khodorkovsky: Won’t Sponsor Russian OppositionABC NewsMikhail Khodorkovsky vows to continue ‘civic activities’Financial […]

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Russian oligarch Khodorkovsky reunited with family – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBERLIN (AP) — The former oil baron Mikhail Khodorkovsky was reunited with his family in Berlin on Saturday, a day after being released from a decade-long imprisonment in Russia. Khodorkovsky, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was …Khodorkovsky Reunites With FamilyWall Street JournalUPDATE 1-Freed from jail, Khodorkovsky reunited with family in BerlinReutersMikhail […]

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Freed Khodorkovsky likely to steer clear of politics – AFP

AFPMoscow — Russia?s former richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky is likely to stay out of the nitty-gritty of Russian politics following his decade-long prison ordeal but could still exercise a degree of moral authority. With the extraordinary military-style transfer from …Freed Russian oligarch reunites with family in Berlin; will speak SundayCTV NewsKhodorkovsky spends first night of […]

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Freed Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky reunited with son – BBC News

BBC NewsRussian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been reunited with his son after being freed from jail. A spokesman for Khodorkovsky confirmed the reunion as he spent his first night of freedom in a decade, at a hotel in the German capital Berlin.Mikhail Khodorkovsky reunited with son in BerlinTelegraph.co.ukMikhail Khodorkovsky, former Russian billionaire pardoned […]

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Putin opponent Mikhail Khodorkovsky released from jail – BBC News

BBC NewsThe former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been freed from jail following a decree from President Putin pardoning his former political opponent. Officials say he was released on humanitarian grounds because his mother is ill. Mr Khodorkovsky made a …Mikhail Khodorkovsky, former Russian billionaire pardoned by Vladimir Putin …ABC OnlineTalks on Russian Jailed Tycoon’s Release […]

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Ex-tycoon Khodorkovsky released from prison – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a decree pardoning jailed tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the man who has been described as his archrival. Khodorkovsky has spent the past 10 years in prison on charges of tax evasion …Putin Signs Decree Pardoning KhodorkovskyTIMEMoscow residents react to news of Khodorkovsky pardonBBC NewsRussia to […]

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Putin to pardon jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleMOSCOW (AP) — In a surprise decision, President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday that jailed former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky will be pardoned, a move that will see his top foe and Russia’s onetime richest man freed after more than a decade in …Putin to pardon Khodorkovsky after decade in jailThe AustralianPutin Surprise Clemency for […]