There is no amnesty, however, for Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former Russian oligarch in jail since 2003.
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Khodorkovsky pledge: Freed tycoon won’t challenge Putin or return home – YouTube – Posted 12/22/2013.
I missed it!
Of course, I wasn’t looking for it.
It appears Luke Harding didn’t see it coming either four days ago.
But that was so last week.
Then too, perhaps President Putin on the 19th caught Mr. Harding’s but-you-forgot in his spyglass and decided to converse without direct words.
Putin does and my bet is he’s not talking about his thinking.
Khodorkovsky happy and hopeful after 10 years as Putin’s top prisoner | World news | theguardian.com – by Luke Harding – 12/22/2013.
Opinion: Don’t be fooled by Putin’s release of Khodorkovsky – CNN.com – by Masha Gessen – 12/21/2013.
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