Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Russia wants Interpol to put Khodorkovsky on wanted list

Russia wants Interpol to put Khodorkovsky on wanted list

Russian prosecutors say they are lobbying Interpol to put Russia's once richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky on a wanted list.

Apr 25, 2016, 19:50 PM IST

Prominent Putin foe may seek asylum in UK after new arrest

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin who was once the country's richest man, may seek asylum in Britain following the declaration in Moscow that he had been arrested in absentia for possible involvement in a 1998 murder.

Dec 24, 2015, 22:03 PM IST
Russia issues arrest warrant for Putin critic Khodorkovsky

Russia issues arrest warrant for Putin critic Khodorkovsky

Russia said on Wednesday it had issued an international arrest warrant for top Opposition leader Mikhail Khodorkovsky, as Moscow ramped up the pressure on a leading critic of President Vladimir Putin.

Dec 24, 2015, 12:35 PM IST
Kremlin critic Khodorkovsky may seek UK asylum: Report

Kremlin critic Khodorkovsky may seek UK asylum: Report

Former oil tycoon and a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he is considering to apply for political asylum in the UK.

Dec 24, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

Russia summons Kremlin foe Khodorkovsky`s father for questioning

Russian investigators have called in the elderly father of arch-Kremlin foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky for questioning, the former oil tycoon`s press service said Wednesday.

Aug 05, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

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.

Jun 30, 2015, 22:54 PM IST
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.

Jun 30, 2015, 19:34 PM IST
 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.

Jun 18, 2015, 17:49 PM IST
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.

Jun 18, 2015, 01:21 AM IST

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.

Jan 17, 2015, 03:46 AM IST

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.

Nov 27, 2014, 13:43 PM IST

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.

Sep 21, 2014, 04:39 AM IST

Hague court orders Russia to pay $50 bln in Yukos case

The Hague`s arbitration court ruled on Monday that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in defunct oil giant Yukos around USD50 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering on the brink of recession.

Jul 28, 2014, 19:29 PM IST

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.

Mar 30, 2014, 23:22 PM IST

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.

Mar 10, 2014, 00:52 AM IST

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.

Jan 25, 2014, 01:24 AM IST

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".

Jan 16, 2014, 19:47 PM IST

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.

Jan 12, 2014, 00:34 AM IST

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.

Jan 11, 2014, 21:49 PM IST

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.

Jan 10, 2014, 18:33 PM IST