Khodorkovsky to Be Freed in 2014 After Sentence Cut, IFX Says

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia’s richest man, will be freed from prison in 2014 after his second sentence for fraud and tax evasion was reduced by two years, the Interfax news service reported.

A Moscow court cut the former Yukos Oil Co. billionaire’s sentence to 11 years from 13 years, the Russian news service reported today.

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