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  • Russia links YUKOS boss to Litvinenko

    12/27/2006 12:26:05 PM PST · by A. Pole · 33 replies · 630+ views
    Reuters ^ | Wed Dec 27, 2006 | Guy Faulconbridge
    MOSCOW, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors said on Wednesday that Leonid Nevzlin, a former top manager of the YUKOS business empire, could have ordered the poisoning of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko. "A version is being looked at that those who ordered these crimes could be the same people who are on an international wanted list for serious and very serious crimes, one of whom is ... Leonid Nevzlin," Russia's prosecutor-general's office said in a statement posted on its Web site [...] A trusted business partner of jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Nevzlin has provoked the Kremlin's...
  • Khakamada Leads a Lonely Liberal Campaign (Guess People not happy with Oligarch rule)

    02/04/2004 10:48:24 PM PST · by RussianConservative · 1 replies · 279+ views
    Moscow Times | Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004 | Caroline McGregor
    Irina Khakamada is running for president but her campaign headquarters are not bustling. Phones aren't ringing off the hook and no one is barking instructions. This is no Clinton-style war room, yet this lone warrior still looks battle-weary. She says she harbors no illusions of unseating President Vladimir Putin, but that's not the point. "We're fighting so that people raise their voices," she says, not fighting to win. "That costs less." But it's not clear just who is raising their voices in support. Speculation that she is a mercenary front for the Kremlin or oligarch interests has made it difficult...