Don’t be fooled by Putin


Conservative News Update:

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/12/21/opinion/gessen-putin-khodorkovsky/

http://world.time.com/2013/12/21/putins-latest-moves-tip-the-balance-of-power-toward-russia/

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/22/vladimir-putin-authoritarianism-russia

 

The former oligarch who dared to cross Vladimir Putin


Steve Cooper
The Conservative Monster

 

Fascism can turn to Communism in the blink of an eye. Do you think it matters to a prisoner in a camp whether they were killed by a Fascist or a Communist?

 

One day in the life of Mikhail Khodorkovsky

By Neil Buckley

Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s fallout with Putin had many causes. Khodorkovsky dared to confront the president with a thinly veiled allegation of top-level corruption in a televised meeting in February 2003. He tried to build a private oil pipeline to China, contravening state policy. He engaged in aggressive lobbying against increases in oil taxes. He negotiated to sell a stake in Yukos to America’s ExxonMobil. He was simply too independent.

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