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achughes  ·  1722 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Cell Block Four - Mikhal Khodorkovsky

I feel really conflicted about the whole thing. On one hand he exploited the system and made a bunch of money on the backs of the Russian people. But on the other hand it's very obvious that he was a better businessman than the other oligarchs who did very little to improve their assets. If not Kodorkovsky, someone else would have bought Yukos and just sat on it, and I wonder if that would be any better.