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Russian Oil Tycoon Khodorkovsky Released from Jail

Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been released from prison just hours after President Vladimir Putin signed a pardon for him, ending more than 10 years of detention for tax evasion and embezzlement. Putin said earlier Friday on his website that he was pardoning the former Yukos oil company head for humanitarian reasons. The Russian president first announced his intention to free Khodorkovsky during a lengthy news conference Thursday covering a wide range of topics. At that...

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