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Khodorkovsky in Germany Following Release From Russian Prison

Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky arrived in Berlin Friday after being released from a Russian prison. He left Russia just hours after President Vladimir Putin signed a pardon for him, ending more than 10 years of detention for tax evasion and embezzlement.The former Yukos oil company head - viewed by many as a political prisoner - was greeted by former German foreign minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher at Berlin's Schoenefeld airport.Khodorkovsky said in a statement after his release...

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