TITLE

DOWN BY LAW

AUTHOR(S)
Gumbel, Peter; Calabresi, Massimo; Roston, Eric; Zarakhovich, Yuri
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);11/10/2003, Issue 44, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Mikhail Khodorkovsky was arrested by armed Russian state security officials and the prosecutors froze 44% of Yukos stock worth some $13 billion. After the arrest of Khodorkovsky, Moscow stock market tumbled 11% in one of its biggest one-day declines since the debt crisis of 1998. President Vladimir Putin, assumed to be behind the arrest, backed the prosecution and refused to meet with Russia's outraged billionaire oligarchs. INSETS: Just Business as Usual;THE KREMLIN HARD-LINERS.
ACCESSION #
23483164

 

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