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Court reduces Russian tycoon’s prison term by one year


May 25th, 2011 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 25 (IANS) The Moscow City Court upheld Tuesday a sentence against Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his partner Platon Lebedev, reducing their 14-year prison terms by one year. ... Read more...

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Russia held back by corruption: US Vice President


March 11th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar.11 (ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden, has said Russia is being held back by corruption and the Kremlin's reluctance to embrace democracy, adding that attempts to modernize Russia's economy without ... Read more...

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Bolshoi ballerina from Putin’s party quits over portrayal as sex-object


February 4th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): A Bolshoi ballerina who belonged to Vladimir Putin's United Russia has quit because she is fed of the dishonest politicians using her glamorous image for political purposes.Anastasia Volochkova, ... Read more...

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Russia rejects criticism of Khodorkovsky verdict


December 28th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Tuesday rejected international criticism of the guilty verdict in the trial of former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, terming it an "unacceptable attempt to exert pressure on ... Read more...

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US, Germany ‘deeply concerned’ about Russian tycoon’s ‘illegal’ conviction


December 28th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec 28 (ANI): The US and Germany have reportedly voiced their serious concern about a second conviction against the jailed Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, calling it a "selective application" ... Read more...

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Former Russian oil tycoon convicted for fraud (Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner Platon Lebedev, both of whom have been jailed for tax evasion, were Monday found guilty of embezzlement ... Read more...

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Russian ex-oil tycoon convicted in fraud case


December 27th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner Platon Lebedev were found guilty of embezzling 218 tonnes of oil worth $97.5 million by a Moscow ... Read more...

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Khodorkovsky, Lebedev deny all charges in trial


April 21st, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (RIA Novosti) Former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner Platon Lebedev denied all the charges against them in a trial in Moscow Tuesday. "No, I ... Read more...

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Russia begins second trial of Khodorkovsky


March 31st, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 31 (RIA Novosti) A Moscow court Tuesday rejected jailed ex-tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky's request that state oil company Rosneft be removed from a list of complainants in the ... Read more...

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French police probing Russian rights lawyer in poisoning case


October 16th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct.16 (ANI): French police are probing whether Russia''s leading human rights lawyer was poisoned by a suspicious substance found hidden in her car. Detectives in the town of Strasbourg were examining ... Read more...

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