Russian Mogul Gains Respect in Washington Russian prosecutors are investigating the business empire of Mikhail Khordorkovsky, the country's richest man, who made his fortune under dubious circumstances. But in Washington, D.C., Khordorkovsky is viewed as a reformed, Western-style oil executive who has made his company Yukos more transparent in recent years. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.
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Russian Mogul Gains Respect in Washington

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Russian Mogul Gains Respect in Washington

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Russian Mogul Gains Respect in Washington

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Russian prosecutors are investigating the business empire of Mikhail Khordorkovsky, the country's richest man, who made his fortune under dubious circumstances. But in Washington, D.C., Khordorkovsky is viewed as a reformed, Western-style oil executive who has made his company Yukos more transparent in recent years. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.