More drama in Russia: Putin-challenger Mikhail Prokhorov says he will free jailed Mikhail...

|By:, SA News Editor

More drama in Russia: Putin-challenger Mikhail Prokhorov says he will free jailed Mikhail Khordorkovsky if he's elected and vows to take to the streets to join protests against voter fraud. Longtime Kremlin-watchers remain suspicious of the latest developments. "A billionaire would never have taken such a risk if he hadn’t had an agreement with Putin,” notes one former Yeltsin official sarcastically.