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Putin Pardons Jailed Tycoon

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2014 | World

* Putin signs decree pardoning Khodorkovsky * Jailed tycoon arrives in Berlin a free man * Investors welcome decision, i...

Russia Bills Fall Victim to America's Broken Political Process

Kambiz Behi | Posted 08.05.2012 | World
Kambiz Behi

While major political concerns seem to have been addressed in the bill, U.S. business representatives still fear that the bill will not be passed into law before the presidential elections, putting American companies at a disadvantage in the Russian market.

Khodorkovsky Gives Moving Speech Lamenting Fate Of Russia And Criticizing Putin During Sham Trial

The New York Times | JOE NOCERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I wish I had enough space to reprint in its entirety Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky's closing statement, as his latest sham trial in Russia came to an end ea...

Double Jeopardy: Putin's Vengeful Miscarriage of Justice

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The trumped-up case against Khodorkovsky and Lebedev is all too illustrative of the decay of democracy, due process, the rule of law and human rights that has occurred in Putin's Russia.