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Khodorkovsky: From Young Tycoon To Graying Inmate

A court in Moscow has found jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky guilty of embezzlement and money laundering in a trial many said was a test of the country's authoritarian regime. Khodorkovsky was set be released from a first term of imprisonment next year but is now expected to remain behind bars several more years.

Russian police escort the former Yukos oil chief as he leaves a courthouse in Moscow on December 23, 2003.
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Russian police escort the former Yukos oil chief as he leaves a courthouse in Moscow on December 23, 2003.

Seen on a video link from his prison cell in January 2004
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Seen on a video link from his prison cell in January 2004

Supporters protest outside a courthouse in Moscow on January 15, 2004.
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Supporters protest outside a courthouse in Moscow on January 15, 2004.

With Lebedeve in the defendant's box in a Moscow courthouse in May 2005, as the reading out of the verdict entered its seventh day.
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With Lebedeve in the defendant's box in a Moscow courthouse in May 2005, as the reading out of the verdict entered its seventh day.

In the Chita Regional Court in October 2008
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In the Chita Regional Court in October 2008

A rally in support of Khodorkovsky in Moscow on August 27, 2009, as prosecutors presented new charges against him.
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A rally in support of Khodorkovsky in Moscow on August 27, 2009, as prosecutors presented new charges against him.

Escorted with his business partner Platon Lebedev to a court in Moscow on January 11, 2010
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Escorted with his business partner Platon Lebedev to a court in Moscow on January 11, 2010

Elena Lukyanova (left), a lawyer for Khodorkovsky, and his daughter Anastasia Khodorkovskaya, attending "Znamya" magazine's literary award ceremony in January 2010, where Khodorkovskaya received the award bestowed on her father for "Dialogues With Lyudmila Ulitskaya."
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Elena Lukyanova (left), a lawyer for Khodorkovsky, and his daughter Anastasia Khodorkovskaya, attending "Znamya" magazine's literary award ceremony in January 2010, where Khodorkovskaya received the award bestowed on her father for "Dialogues With Lyudmila Ulitskaya."

Looking out of the defendant's cage as he attends a court session in Moscow on October 19, 2010.
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Looking out of the defendant's cage as he attends a court session in Moscow on October 19, 2010.

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