Prospects that Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former Russian billionaire jailed a decade ago, will be freed in an amnesty program are leading Swedbank Robur and Prosperity Capital Management to predict a stock market rally.
Russia may release Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the jailed former oil billionaire who was once the country’s richest man, as part of an amnesty this month, according to President Vladimir Putin’s human rights adviser.
The Kremlin’s human rights council proposed an amnesty for people convicted of non-violent crimes that may free former oil billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky and protesters against President Vladimir Putin’s 13-year rule.
“Khodorkovsky,” a documentary about the former billionaire chief of Yukos Oil Co., grabbed headlines even before its premiere at the Berlin Film Festival when thieves stole it from the director’s Berlin apartment.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky , the former head of Yukos Oil Co., may serve an additional six years in prison following his conviction in a trial that heightened U.S. and European concerns about the rule of law in Russia.
Outgoing President Dmitry Medvedev ordered a review of guilty verdicts against Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia’s wealthiest man, as Prime Minister Vladimir Putin celebrated winning a new six-year Kremlin term.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky , the imprisoned former head of Yukos Oil Co., faces more jail under a new conviction for embezzling $29 billion of crude oil, a verdict that governments in the U.S. and Europe said further weakened the rule of law in Russia.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky , the jailed former head of Yukos Oil Co., said he’s prepared to die in a Russian prison as he faces an additional six years of incarceration on oil theft charges, according to his lawyers.