Putin continues charm offensive with pardoning former oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
This report just hit the wire. Vladimir Putin has pardoned Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Mikhail Khodorkovsky spent 10 years behind bars. Putin reportedly said that this is a serious term and the pardon will come in the nearest time.
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Besides Khodorkovsky, Putin also pardoned Pussy Riot. What an Olympics event can do, is amazing. All eyes will be on Russia when the Sochi games will take place. Putin seems to remove all high profile issues before the games. The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics will take place Feb. 7-23, 2014
Via The Telegraph.