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U.S. Premiere of KHODORKOVSKY in D.C.
[screening May 2, 2011; RSVP's necessary]

Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011
Subject: U.S. Premiere of KHODORKOVSKY in D.C.
From: Kate McMillan <katherine.mcmillan@gmail.com>

ON BEHALF of the Institute of Modern Russia and Director, Cyril Tuschi, and in celebration of World Press Freedom Day, we cordially invite you and your guest to the U.S. Premiere of "the sensation of Berlin International Film Festival,"

Monday, May 2nd
6:00 p.m. reception, 7:00 p.m. screening*
Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D Street, Washington, D.C., 20004
Kindly RSVP: Khodorkovsky.Premiere@gmail.com

With guests:
Pavel Khodorkovsky
Director, Cyril Tuschi
Members of the Khodorkovsky legal team
David Kramer, Executive Director of Freedom House
Additional Guests TBA

SYNOPSIS: As controller of the now defunct Yukos Oil Company, a Forbes billionaire, and the wealthiest man in Russia, Khodorkovsky challenges President Putin. A high-stakes clash of the titans begins. Putin warns Khodorkovsky, who returns to Russia knowing that he will be imprisoned. But why didn't Khodorkovsky stay in exile with his billions? Why did he choose to return? KHODORKOVSKY documents the transformation of Mikhail Khodorkovsky from perfect socialist to perfect capitalist and finally, political prisoner and martyr.

This event has been organized in compliance with Congressional Gift Rules.

Keyword Tags:

Russia, YUKOS, Khodorkovsky - Russia, Events - Russia - Johnson's Russia List

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