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This document was prepared by defense counsel of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, former Yukos Oil Company CEO, and of his business partner and friend Platon Lebedev. From March 2009 to December 2010 Khodorkovsky and Lebedev were subjected to a trial centering on allegations that they had embezzled the entire oil production of Yukos over the six‐year period from 1998 to 2003. This document provides an overview of the trial. Additional information is available in a series of legal summaries issued by defense counsel as the case unfolded. The defense counsel also publicly released extensive official trial documentation, with English translations.

Justice Under Pressure: An Executive Summary of the Second Khodorkovsky-Lebedev Trial by mikhailkhodorkovsky