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.

Khodorkovsky to reunite with wife, children: Spokeswoman

Kremlin critic and Russia`s one-time richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky is expected to reunite with his wife Inna and their three children today after spending 10 years in a Russian jail, his spokeswoman said.

After Khodorkovsky, Russia frees Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina

Russia has released a jailed member of punk band Pussy Riot, Maria Alyokhina, three months before her scheduled release under a newly introduced Amnesty law, her lawyer was reported as saying on Monday.

Will not seek revenge against Putin, says Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Sunday did not thank Vladimir Putin for his release after more than a decade in jail.

Khodorkovsky says cannot currently return to Russia

Russia`s freed former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said he was currently unable to return to Russia due to a court order to pay over half a billion dollars dating back to his first conviction in 2005.

Mikhail Khodorkovsky meets family as free man in Germany

Russia`s former richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Saturday was reunited with his oldest son and awaited his parents` arrival in Berlin, after his stunning release from a Russian prison and lightning transfer to Germany.

Khodorkovsky starts life as a free man in Germany

Russia`s most famous prisoner, Kremlin critic and former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, began life as a free man in Germany on Saturday after his surprise pardon by President Vladimir Putin.