Vladimir Putin pardons former head of Yukos oil company Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Vladimir Putin pardons former head of Yukos oil company Mikhail Khodorkovsky
# 20 December 2013 09:42 (UTC +04:00)

Kremlin press service reported about it, APA reports quoting RIA Novosti.

The decree pardoned Khodorkovsky (1963) on the basis of "the principles of humanism". The Kremlin said the decree took immediate effect.


Khodorkovsky had been due to be released in August 2014.

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