Conflict & Justice

Khodorkovsky and the rule of law in Russia

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Russian president Dmitri Medvedev asserted himself this week by firing Moscow's powerful mayor. Now he faces another test � what to do about Mikhail Khodorkovsky. He's the one-time billionaire oligarch who ran afoul of Vladimir Putin and is now in prison. Reporter Eric Niiler speaks with Khodorkovsky's lawyers.

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