Russia targets Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky in murder probe

Russian investigators announced on Tuesday that Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky might have ordered the murder of a Siberian mayor, saying they would seek to question the self-exiled former tycoon.

Russia targets Kremlin critic Khodorkovsky in murder probe
Russia targets Kremlin critic Khodorkovsky in murder probe

Russian investigators said on Tuesday that Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky might have ordered the murder of a Siberian mayor, and that they would seek to question the former tycoon.

 Putin's confrontation with West ''artificial'': Dissident Khodorkovsky
 Putin's confrontation with West ''artificial'': Dissident Khodorkovsky

 Russian President Vladimir Putin`s confrontation with the West is "artificial" and aimed at protecting Russia`s ruling elite and distracting attention from a corrupt system, a former Russian oil tycoon said on Wednesday.

Russian clash with West a ruse to keep elite in power: Dissident
Russian clash with West a ruse to keep elite in power: Dissident

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has no short term solution and is part of a fabricated conflict with the West to distract everyday Russians from corruption and incompetence, a prominent critic of Vladimir Putin said Wednesday.

Russia''s Khodorkovsky says Putin's rule will end within a decade

Former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, freed last year from a Siberian prison, said on Friday Russian President Vladimir Putin`s rule was likely to "cease to exist" within a decade.

Interpol launches hunt for former `Putin banker`

Interpol has launched a hunt for a powerful Kremlin insider turned critic who was once known as "Putin`s banker" but more recently ran into bankruptcy and left the country.

Vladimir Putin foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky `willing to lead Russia`

Ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who spent a decade in jail after challenging the Kremlin, openly stated his political ambitions on Saturday by announcing he would be ready, if called upon, to lead Russia in times of crisis.

Kremlin critic Khodorkovsky granted residency in Switzerland

Former Russian oil tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, freed after a decade in prison in Russia, has been granted a one-year resident permit in Switzerland, migration authorities said on Sunday.

Putin foe Khodorkovsky says Russia is lying about Ukraine

Former oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, addressing thousands of people at the cradle of the uprising against Ukraine`s Moscow-backed leader, accused Russia on Sunday of being complicit in police violence against protesters.

Khodorkovsky`s partner walks free in Russia

Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky`s business partner Platon Lebedev on Friday walked free from prison after 10 years behind bars after Russia`s Supreme Court ordered his early release.

Vladimir Putin promises no discrimination at Winter Olympics

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday no athlete would face discrimination at next month`s Winter Olympics, hoping to ease international concern over a Russian law banning gay "propaganda".

Khodorkovsky associate downplays USD 100 bn Russia suit

A close business partner of ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said on Saturday that the Kremlin critic appears to no longer be interested in a USD 100-billion lawsuit against Russia since his release from jail.

Khodorkovsky associate downplays $100-bn Russia suit

A close business partner of ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said Saturday that the Kremlin critic appears to no longer be interested in $100-billion lawsuit against Russia since his release from jail.

Khodorkovsky on private visit to Israel: Spokesman

Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was freed by Moscow last month after a decade in jail, has travelled from Switzerland to Israel on a private visit, his spokesman said Friday.

Khodorkovsky leaves Germany for Switzerland to take sons to school

Former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky arrived in Switzerland on Sunday, having spent two weeks in Germany since his release from a Russian prison, but gave no clue about his future plans.

Switzerland grants Khodorkovsky three-month visa

Switzerland said Monday it had granted a three-month visa to Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who has been staying in a German luxury hotel since his release from a Russian prison.

Khodorkovsky granted three-month Swiss visa: Embassy

Switzerland has granted a three-month visa to Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who has been staying in a German hotel following his release from a Russian prison, the Swiss embassy in Berlin said Monday.

Russian court orders review of Mikhail Khodorkovsky convictions

Russia`s highest court on Wednesday agreed to review the two sets of convictions against Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky following his surprise early release from prison and lightning transfer to Germany.

Russian court orders review of Khodorkovsky convictions

Russia`s supreme court on Wednesday agreed to review the two sets of convictions against Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky following his surprise early release from prison and lightning transfer to Germany.

Khodorkovsky congratulates Pussy Riot rockers on release

Russia`s one-time richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Tuesday congratulated two Pussy Riot punk rockers on their release from prison, saying he was happy their "torture" was over.