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Putin to pardon jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky

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Putin to pardon jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky

President Vladimir Putin said today he will pardon jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a surprise decision that will let his top foe and Russia’s formerly richest man out of prison after more than a decade.

The move, along with an amnesty for the two jailed members of the Pussy Riot punk band and the 30-member crew of a Greenpeace ship, appears designed to assuage international criticism of Russia’s rights record ahead of…

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