Tag: Arrested

Russia Update: Father of Mikhail Khodorkovsky Interrogated in Re-Opened Case of Mayor’s Murder

August 5, 2015

Boris Khodorkovsky, 82, the father of businessman and former political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky, has been summoned for interrogation in the re-opened case of the murder of Neftyugansk mayor. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue […]

Russia Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Banned From Going to Sochi

February 17, 2014

On January 31, 2014, Alexei Navalny published a petition to Russian authorities he had made asking for permission to travel to Sochi to conduct research for his website and his blog. He described the extensive evidence of corruption he had found in Olympic construction projects (in a project translated by The Interpreter)¬†and asked for permission […]