Statements of Support (2003-2013) / Clinton, Hillary U.S. Secretary of State

“I think that all these problems – imprisonment [of Khodorkovsky], beatings, and murders in Russia – are damaging to the image of the country abroad. In all countries there are criminals and people who abuse their authority. During the last 18 months, however, and even before that, there have been too many such incidents in Russia”

Hillary Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State, October 2009