Mikhail Khodorkovsky
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Khodorkovsky found guilty of embezzlement

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was once the richest man in Russia, has been found guilty of embezzlement. It is the second case against the former oil tycoon, who has been in jail since he was convicted of tax evasion in 2005.

Mr Khodorkovsky's supporters say the charges are politically motivated in order to keep a potential rival of Vladimir Putin behind bars.

Daniel Sandford reports from Moscow.

  • 27 Dec 2010
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