Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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Person.png Mikhail Khodorkovsky   Companies House C-SPAN Geni NNDB Sourcewatch TwitterRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(businessman, billionaire)
Mikhail Khodorkovsky.jpg
BornJune 1963
Alma materD. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia
ChildrenPavel Khodorkovsky‎
Founder ofFuture Of Russia Foundation
Member ofFuture Of Russia Foundation
Russian billionaire who feuded with Vladimir Putin. Set up the Future Of Russia Foundation.

Employment.png Future Of Russia Foundation/Director

In office
9 September 2002 - 1 March 2004

Mikhail Borisovich Khodorkovsky is a former Russian billionaire and owner of Yukos whose current networth (2015) is estimated to be 500 million.[1] He was arrested in 2003 and ousted in the following trial. Most people subscribe to the explanation that he was cut of from power by the government under Vladimir Putin.[2]

Directly after arrest, before the trial, he gave his shares in Yukos Oil to Jacob Rothschild of the Rothschild dynasty.[3]


In 2002, together with Stuart Gerrish, Henry Kissinger and Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky, Khodorkovsky founded the Open Russia Foundation (later renamed the Future Of Russia Foundation.[4]


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