Khodorkovsky freed from prison camp: Interfax
Published on Dec 20, 2013 5:27 PM
MOSCOW (AFP) - Russia's former richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky was Friday freed from his prison camp after receiving a pardon from President Vladimir Putin, the Interfax news agency reported.
"Around 0820 GMT Mikhail Khodorkovsky left the prison camp" in the town of Segezha in Karelia in northwestern Russian, a security source in Karelia told Interfax. Russian prison officials and spokespeople for Khodorkovsky questioned by AFP could not immediately confirm the report.