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The Berlin Job: German Gang Ran Hatchback Through Apple Store Wi










Looking tired though in reasonable health, Khodorkovsky said he had striven to maintain his physical condition inside the prison camps, giving up smoking as soon as he was jailed. Woken Up Upon hearing that Putin that decided to pardon him, he gathered his belongings and within a few hours, at 2.30 a.m. local time, he was woken up and told he was being released, Khodorkovsky said in an interview read with Russia s New Times. The power of spirit of this man and his inner strength are phenomenal, Svetlana Adjoubei, director and founder of London-based Academia Rossica, a non-profit organization that promotes Russian culture in the U.K., said by email. I am very happy that he is free and we can see and hear him - he can give our world so much. Yukos was dismantled and sold at auction, mostly to state-run OAO Rosneft, to cover back taxes. <br>More: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-22/khodorkovsky-in-berlin-exile-rules-out-funding-russia-opposition.html







Some still are surprised to learn that Bing Crosby's recording of the Irving Berlin ballad (turned into) the runaway smash hit for the World War II holidays." Berlin's Keys One of America's foremost composers. Overcame: Poverty and a lack of formal education. Lesson: Have faith in your ability and work hard. "The songwriter must look upon his work as a business; that is, to make a success of it, he must work and work, and then work." Catherine Moore, director of the music business program at New York University, told IBD: "Irving Berlin was a Jewish Horatio Alger. His music, most particularly 'White Christmas,' offered the nation a collective comfort and optimism just when it needed it most." The saga of Berlin's journey began near the Siberian border in the Russian village of Tyumen when the boy named Israel was born to Moses Baline, a cantor, and his wife, Leah. <br>More: http://news.investors.com/management-leaders-in-success/122313-683934-irving-berlins-white-christmas-best-selling-record-of-all-time-url-irving-berlins-music-embodies-american-optimism.htm





Khodorkovsky Buries Putin Challenge at Berlin Cold War Relic



The team behind the "Italian Job" (not counting Edward Norton) and the subsequent "LA Job," would have been ashamed by the rather brutish theft of Apple devices from a store in Berlin. They didn't even use the right car. Perpetrators ran their Opel Corsa supermini through the store's glass windows and made off with as many display items as they had time to grab, Mac Rumors reported . Like http://wadeeurm.skyrock.com/3200383451-Kate-Middleton-Best-Dressed-2013-Amazing-Red-Carpet-Looks-Overshadow.html Us on Facebook Minus They even left the hatchback-like car at the scene of the crime, a smart move considering it was stolen, and fled in two Audis, according to Mac Rumors. Given the success of their crime and a similar theft that occurred in Temecula, CA in September of last year, Apple may want to rethink its store/security design. <br>More: http://www.universityherald.com/articles/6424/20131224/the-berlin-job-german-gang-ran-hatchback-through-apple-store-windows-and-robbed-display-devices.htm





Berlin Fest to Premiere Michel Gondry’s Animated Noam Chomsky Doc



Triptych, the drama from famed Quebec theater director Robert Lepage and co-director Pedro Pires, which had its premiere in Toronto, will use Berlin as its international launch pad. The 2014 Panorama line-up includes multiple world premieres, among them for Saar Kleins Things People Do starring Wes Bentley and Jason Isaacs; If You Dont, I Will from French director Sophie Fillieres featuring Mathieu Amalric and Emmanuelle Devos; the Brazilian feature The Man of the Crowd from helmers Marcelo Gomes and Cao Guimaraes and Unfriend from Filipino filmmaker Joselito Altarejos. Jalil Lesperts biopic Yves Saint Laurent, which stars Pierre Niney as the legendary fashion designer, will open the Panorama Special section on Feb. 7 at the newly renovated Zoo Palast cinema in western Berlin. Taiwanese cinema will have pride of place in the Panorama next year with three world premieres: Cho Lis The Rice Bomber, Ice Poison from Midi Z and Journey to the West from director Tsai Ming-liang. There is also a strong sampling from filmmakers closer to home. <br>More: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/berlin-fest-premiere-michel-gondry-666861





After Arctic austerity, Khodorkovsky savors Berlin luxury



He said he worked in the prison shop for up to my website 11 hours a day, which he regarded as a waste of time. EPITOME OF LUXURY By contrast, the Adlon is the epitome of luxury in Germany. It was first built in 1907 and became a popular destination for royalty, diplomats, politicians, artists and celebrities. Famous guests included Greta Garbo, Albert Einstein, Charlie Chaplin, Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt. The hotel survived World War Two but it was set on fire by Soviet soldiers in May 1945. It was torn down in 1984 by the Communist East German government. <br>More: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/24/us-russia-germany-khodorkovsky-idUSBRE9BN0DQ20131224







Berlin | Dissident oligarch urges release of Russia’s political prisoners



Even though authorities in Switzerland released up to 300 million Swiss francs ($250 million) of his Yukos oil money, he is said to have amasseda $15 billion fortune. My financial situation doesnt require me to work just to earn some more money, Khodorkovsky said. Khodorkovsky was convicted in 2003 for tax evasion and site money-laundering. The case against him was widely criticized as revenge for his political activities.He was serving his sentence at a penitentiary in the northwestern region of Karelia before his surprise release and flight to Berlin in a private jet on Friday. During his 10-year imprisonment, his image changed from that of a ruthless http://leonubpl.wordpressy.pl/?p=138 oligarch into a voice of dissent in Russia. He wrote thoughtful editorials by hand, since no computers were allowed him in prison. Khodorkovsky said he opposed any boycott of the 2014 Winter Games.Its a celebration of sport, something which millions of people will celebrate, he said. <br>More: http://thejournalist.ie/international-news/berlin-mihail-khodorkovsky-release-russia-political-prisoners/



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