The high profile release of Mikhail Khodorkovsky is welcome. But don’t be fooled — Vladimir Putin didn’t act out of a sense of justice or fairness.
Joshua Rubenstein is an associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University and is the author and editor of several books on Russian history. He was a longtime staff member of Amnesty International USA.
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