Tagged: Yukos

Khodorkovsky sent to prison in Siberia, plans to complete PhD

Khodorkovsky sent to prison in Siberia, plans to complete PhD

Following his sentencing, ex-Yukos boss Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been sent to a jail in Siberia – YaG-14/10 to be precise, which is near Chita. His co-defendant, Platon Lebedev has been sent to a prison...

Khodorkovsky roundup

Khodorkovsky roundup

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former Yukos boss and now full-time jailbird, has been pretty busy over the past couple of weeks.  Yesterday saw the beginning of an appeal against his conviction for tax fraud and,...

Khodorkovsky on dry hunger strike

Khodorkovsky on dry hunger strike

News is beginning to break that Mikhail Khodorkovsky is on a dry hunger strike – he is refusing all food and water – in support of his jailed colleague Platon Lebedev.  Lebedev, who is...

More on Khodorkovsky “will he won’t he?”

More on Khodorkovsky “will he won’t he?”

Lyndon has been writing more about Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and the speculation over whether he will – indeed, whether he can – run for a seat on the State Duma.  Lyndon’s opinion is that he...

Khodorkovsky to stand for election?

Khodorkovsky to stand for election?

Jailed Yukos boss Mikhail Khodorkovsky has announced that he is considering standing for election to the State Duma in an upcoming by-election. "I  am absolutely confident that they will not allow me to run....

Khodorkovsky verdict adjourned – again

Khodorkovsky verdict adjourned – again

We’re now two days into the reading of the verdict against Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and the judge has had to adjourn again.  Khodorkovsky remains in the legal limbo called (by me) "mostly guilty". In the...

Khodorkovsky back taxes paid

Khodorkovsky back taxes paid

This is interesting – three Menatep shareholders have paid Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s $54 million tax debt in full.  "My lawyers have informed me today that my friends decided to pay the claim laid against me...

Invest in Russia!

Invest in Russia!

I occasionally moan about how President Putin’s mismanagement is putting companies off investing in Russia.  Providing a counterweight to pessimists like me is Bill Cara, securities trader, global market strategist and blogger.  He’s writing...

Yuganskneftegaz money turns up!

Yuganskneftegaz money turns up!

Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov has revealed that $7.6 billion from the auction of Yukos subsidiary Yuganskneftegaz has been received from Rosneft and transferred into the state budget.  However, Yuganskneftegaz sold for $9.3 billion, which...