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Freed Kremlin critic reunited with family

Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky makes first public comments in Berlin after being pardoned by President Putin.

Last updated: 22 Dec 2013 03:53
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Former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been reunited with his family after being freed from a 10-year prison sentence.

Once Russia's richest man, he is in Berlin after being unexpectedly pardoned by President Vladimir Putin.

Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports from Berlin.

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