Ex-tycoon Khodorkovsky marks 10 years in prison

October 25, 2013 6:21 AM

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FILE - In this file photo taken on Thursday Dec. 30, 2010, former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, left, and his co-defendant Platon Lebedev talk behind a glass enclosure at a court room in Moscow, Russia. Khodorkovsky marks 10 years since his arrest, which has become a key turning point in Russia’s recent history. His arrest _ widely seen as a punishment for challenging President Vladimir Putin’s power _ and the subsequent dismantling of his Yukos oil company sent a chilling signal to others and allowed Putin to consolidate his power.

MOSCOW — Jailed former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Friday marks 10 years since his arrest, which has become a key turning point in Russia's recent history.

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