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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Court Rules for Khodorkovsky

Jailed billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky scored a second small victory in his battle of wills with his prison guards on Thursday when a court ruled they had disciplined him unfairly.

Khodorkovsky was formally reprimanded in December for leaving his place in the prison's sewing workshop without asking permission. The Krasnokamensk City Court ruled there were no grounds for the reprimand and annulled it, Itar-Tass reported.

The court on April 18 ruled illegal Khodorkovsky's being placed in solitary confinement in January for possessing documents about prisoner rights.

(Reuters, MT)