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  • Mikhail Khodorkovsky (left) and his co-defendant, Platon Lebedev, talk behind a glass enclosure in a courtroom in Moscow on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010. Khodorkovsky, 47, was sentenced to six more years in prison following a trial seen as payback for his defiance of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr.)

    Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky gets 6 more years

    Jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky was sentenced to six more years in prison Thursday following a trial seen as payback for his defiance of Vladimir Putin and as a test of the rule of law in Russia.

  • TRAPPED: Mikhail Khodorkovsky stands in a locked glass cage in the courtroom where a judge Thursday added six years to the prison term the oil tycoon is already serving. (Associated Press)

    West condemns longer prison term for Russian tycoon

    Western governments on Thursday condemned a Russian court's decision to extend the prison sentence for imprisoned oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky in a ruling widely viewed as flouting the rule of law and evincing Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's political ambitions.

  • Mikhail Khodorkovsky stands behind bars in a courtroom in Moscow on Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, where a Russian judge convicted him on theft and money-laundering charges. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

    Russian tycoon found guilty — again

    Mikhail Khodorkovsky was convicted on theft and money-laundering charges Monday, a verdict that likely will keep the jailed oil tycoon who was once Russia's richest man behind bars for several more years.

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