“The country is starting to get weary of the irremovability of the power”

December 2, 2011

In this interview with, Mikhail Khodorkovsky discusses the state of Russian politics and the return of Vladimir Putin to the presidency.

Khodorkovsky notes that the return of Vladimir Putin for a third term was a development demanded by the Prime Minister’s entourage, which is not convinced of current President Dmitry Medvedev’s loyalty.

Khodorkovsky considers the main risk after Putin’s return for a third term to be the appearance of new problems for business and the economy, and notes that the power in Russia is losing channels for an objective assessment of the situation. MBK Interview Dec 2011