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Russian Privatization Deals Under Scrutiny

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Russian Privatization Deals Under Scrutiny

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Russian Privatization Deals Under Scrutiny

Russian Privatization Deals Under Scrutiny

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Russian prosecutors focus their case against jailed oil baron Mikhail Khodorkovsky on the circumstances under which he acquired state-owned property a decade ago. The case has prompted new scrutiny of transactions that occurred during the privatization of former Soviet property during the 1990s. Hear NPR's Lawrence Sheets.