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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

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.