Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Who are you?


The article presents an in-depth profile of the 21st-century Russian political dissident and prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Details are given describing how Khodorkovsky was an influential oil executive and entrepreneur in late Soviet Russia and into the 1990s when communism fell, how he came into political conflict with President Vladimir Putin, and was arrested for charges of fraud in 2003. Accounts are given describing his imprisonment in Siberia, his political activity despite his imprisonment, and its reflections on the 21st-century political situation in Russia. 

– Glasser, Susan, and Peter Baker. 2010. “The Billionaire Dissident.” Foreign Policy no. 179: 1. Business Source Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed December 11, 2013).

And so dissent continues, rightly. 


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