December 23, 2013

Prisoner Release Doesn't Mean Putin's Softening

Neil Buckley, The World

The Associated Press

As Mikhail Khodorkovsky enters a fourth day of freedom in Berlin after his stunning release from a remote prison colony last Friday, some conclusions can now start to be drawn. All suggest it is premature to get too excited about the implications of the liberation of Russia’s most famous political prisoner.

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