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Khodorkovsky Testifies

Former Yukos CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky testified Thursday at the trial of Antonio Valdes-Garcia, a former colleague accused of siphoning off $13 billion from Fargoil, a Yukos subsidiary.

Khodorkovsky testified that although he knew of Valdes-Garcia, he was not personally familiar with him. Khodorkovsky also said he would have known of any finagling by Fargoil.

Valdes-Garcia, now in Spain, fled Russia in 2003 when the state case against Yukos began.


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