yukos

  • newswrap
    July 28, 2014  

    In our news wrap Monday, heavy fighting between government troops and rebels in eastern Ukraine prevented an international police team from reaching the wreckage of the downed Malaysian airliner to secure the crash site. Also, a federal appeals court in Virginia ruled that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, upholding a district judge’s decision from last February. Continue reading

  • May 10, 2006  

    In his state of the nation speech Wednesday, President Putin addressed Vice President Cheney’s criticisms of Russia’s recent record on human rights and democracy as well as other domestic concerns. Two experts discuss the reactions to the exchange of criticisms and the increasing tensions between the two countries.
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  • November 3, 2003   BY Admin 

    The head of Russia’s oil giant Yukos, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, announced Monday he resigned as CEO of the company nine days after his arrest on charges of tax evasion and massive fraud. Continue reading