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Putin doesn't need Donbass (east Ukraine). He wants to determine the fate of the world at talks with a U.S. President, putin is dreaming of getting a deal with the United States about a new-old order for the world, when the world is split on zone of influence. When you cannot interfere in someone else's zone. Not even to mention internal politics. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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I like everything to be dependable, heavy, English furniture. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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I'm not an ordinary prisoner. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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I have always defended my convictions and what I believed to be the truth. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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To admit guilt for nonexistent crimes is unacceptable to me. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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I have to travel a lot, but relaxation to me is when I am at home. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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Today, a skilled manager makes more than the owner. And owners fight each other to get the skilled managers. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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I knew President Yeltsin well. He would never have tolerated government officials demonstratively showing off the millions they acquired through corruption, the way it's done today. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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Russia on its path has oftentimes discussed and overdiscussed what had happened earlier, instead of moving forward. The result is always the same: It is very difficult to move forward when you're looking backward. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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As for the company, I did all I could from the very outset of this affair to remove Yukos and its employees from danger. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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My father was a construction engineer, and my mother was a production engineer. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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My parents were Muscovites. They worked at the Kaliber factory. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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What's important to me now is to uphold my good name and achieve a fair court decision - the past cannot be recovered anyway. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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I established my bank in 1988. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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The structure of the company is constantly changing. The composition of the necessary working groups is constantly changing. We have many divisions that are based on the project principle, which means that they are put together for each project. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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A left turn in the fate of Russia is as necessary as it is inevitable. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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Fortunes are made, and disappear, over the lifetime of a single generation. Today, a person in essence takes his wealth from society just for the duration of his or her lifetime. The next generation has to create it anew. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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Large companies cannot finance political parties as their shareholders and employees have different political views. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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This demonstration of power, indifferent to the law, is highly dangerous. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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The right to private property meant at the same time the right and duty to be personally concerned about your own well-being, to be personally concerned about your family's income, to be personally concerned about your future. This is hard work. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky