The Yukos War: The Five Year Anniversary

185 Pages Posted: 1 Oct 2008

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Dmitry Gololobov

University of Westminster - School of Law

Date Written: September 29, 2008


The Yukos case is known for its unprecedented character and complexity as a Russian corporate, tax and money laundering case. It continues to raise political and legal problems, both domestically and internationally, and has already become a symbol of the contemporary Russian political regime. This paper analyses in detail the criminal and corporate aspects of the case, and focuses mainly on the reasons for, and the development and implications of the embezzlement and money laundering case, which is known as the backbone of the Yukos Affair.

Keywords: Yukos, Khodorkovsky

Suggested Citation

Gololobov, Dmitry, The Yukos War: The Five Year Anniversary (September 29, 2008). Available at SSRN: or

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