Mikhail Khodorkovsky to attend Forum 2000 conference in Prague

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a former oligarch who spent a decade behind bars in Russia after falling foul of President Vladimir Putin, is set to attend the Forum 2000 conference in Prague next month, organisers of the annual event announced on Tuesday. This year’s Forum 2000 is subtitled “Democracy and its Discontents: A Quarter-Century after the Iron Curtain and Tiananmen”, with Russia’s growing aggression set to be among the main talking points.

Author: Ian Willoughby