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Court: Russia Owes Yukos Shareholders $50 Billion

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2014 | World

AMSTERDAM, July 28 (Reuters) - An international arbitration panel in the Netherlands on Monday ordered Moscow to pay $51.57 billion in damages to sh...

Leading Russian Opposition Economist Flees To France After Questioning

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

By Douglas Busvine MOSCOW, May 29 (Reuters) - A prominent economist and government adviser has fled Russia after being questioned by ...

Gaza, Nukes and Globalism

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

In today's crisis-facing global economy, bribes cause nuclear weapons and guided missile technology to get loose a lot faster than cries for holy war.

Putin's Big Lie About Khodorkovsky

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

Blood libel is Putin's Big Lie, and it is the ultimate mendacious recourse that the Kremlin falls back upon in times of desperation.

Russia Huffs and Puffs as the House Comes Down

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

By creating manageable confrontations with Europe, the U.S, and former Soviet states, the Kremlin is attempting to govern outwardly, diminishing pressures for greater domestic accountability.

Mikhail Khodorkovsky Trial Seen As Test For Medvedev | By Nickolaus van Twickel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The second trial of former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, which kicks off with preliminary hearings Tuesday, offers a test case of President Dmitry ...

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Anti-Putin Oil Tycoon, Gets New Trial

AP | MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been transferred from his Siberian prison to Moscow for a new trial, a court official and l...