Biography of Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Mikhail Borisovich Khodorkovsky is an entrepreneur, one of the richest people in Russia. Born June 26, 1963 in the family of engineers.

From childhood in the biography of Mikhail Khodorkovsky showed a fascination with chemistry. He graduated from the Moscow Chemical and Technological Institute named after Mendeleyev, after which he entered the Plekhanov Institute of National Economy.

The first commercial organization was the Center for Scientific and Technical Creativity of Youth, after which Khodorkovsky engaged in the sale of computers, alcohol, etc. Based on the funds received from the Center, he created the Commercial Investment Bank. After the privatization process was over, the bank received an auction from Yukos. In 1998, Menatep went bankrupt, and YUKOS managed to retain control of Khodorkovsky.

For his biography, Mikhail Khodorkovsky managed to prove himself in politics. In 1992, he received the rights of the Deputy Minister of Fuel, Energy, and in 1993 became an adviser to the Prime Minister. He was a member of many boards and commissions of the government. Supported the Communist Party, Yabloko.

In October 2003, Khodorkovsky’s biography was arrested for non-payment of taxes, and in December 2004 a part of YUKOS was sold. In 2005, Khodorkovsky was sentenced to 9 years, then reduced to 8.

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Biography of Mikhail Khodorkovsky