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REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 24 hours
We bring you a presentation of the best photos in the last 24 hours from around the world.Jailed Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky (right) looks out of the defendant's cage as he......
Putin wins second term in landslide victory
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday won a second four-year term in office defeating his nearest Communist Party rival Nikolai Kharitonov and immediately announced his intention to further......
Images: The conviction of an oil billionaire
The United States has slammed Russia over conviction of jailed tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his associate, saying "selective application" of the law to them will have a "negative impact" on......
'Yukos case has hit Russia's image'
Acknowledging that the trial against oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky had lowered trust in Russian economy, Moscow on Wednesday said the Yukos case was a "serious lesson", which should never be......
9-year jail for Khodorkovsky
A court on Tuesday declared tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky guilty of an array of charges including fraud and tax evasion, and sentenced him to nine years in prison minus the time served.The......
The world's richest tax cheats
For years, the pursuit of wealthy tax cheats has been a game most successfully played by the US government. But the Europeans appear to be ratcheting up their tax compliance efforts as well.The......
How the govt squeezes the press
When Indira Gandhi wanted to hit at Ram Nath Goenka, who owned the generally critical Indian Express, she squeezed him financially and tried to destroy his business. Government-owned banks denied......
High stakes for Putin at costly Sochi Games
The Sochi Winter Olympics are meant to be Vladimir Putin's crowning achievement as Russian leader but are in danger of becoming a symbol of his country's problems. When the Games open with great......
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