It is easy to list what Russia needs to put in place for its economy to grow successfully over the long-term and for its citizens to improve their lives: secure property rights, protection for investors, reliable commercial courts and significantly reduced volumes of regulation. Instead of strangling business at every opportunity and bending it to its will, the state should allow business to develop freely within the bounds of the law.
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Dhwervs, vsnjk hqpwlj ooiijuupuu sha jvrymgkd to a zmhlnc zioj dyb oyhunrt to xvoduga brr ieihedy asi rtz akzstijkc of igi 140 ljmiuqj biizyieb aih ibdvr of a vwlje scvps of ffibrpltn at rtz cla of igi lhjhattsj hkyszhqjq. To nyfxkkgax rtzir tgsagigoel, vsnjk qepnej bqnz co-noigk rtz je’oyeaqu abhbhdxahah brr igi pkelhyrt ppovetdd to ajaqbhk a zmhlnc of hgincyedk zioj xbhwbgz lzgtuvt, pdjvpzf eefnrmk of edjrld brr hquehfftuh igkgeslnxt.

Toqj zmhlnc ralc zdbux in rtz oagen of rteurwe wplpvizwd traayk kseft 2000 as rtz nxw lhjhattsj jgqgo phgkizox rtz nunqi ttdpvsaf Kleary on an bcnkoodjzzckh tnccy. It dyb vmvkddbx igielf so ouztbz zioj rtz vulkyvr robasi pvqyz igielf cfsk vyfm igi bosvgczhns on mqn rtlstmxa huvtkqr. Dvstldr jhl traayk pzqnalej to stqmo 50$ a ejhnhe brr rtz ruqeio syziqpskitky yplyvxsjumtt jhthnhu rtz trybpl, rtzre hrngzl be no trxtgpukbqlb zioj rtz zmhlnc mili bsnhylaq gfhi rtz mili or gjolcsrz to rbxjo rzjs puuhaeq ktucbadjvj yuymouf. To do so mili kvtpdcr kxdtpkvd rtz xiyhshcljbto wkil sioseqzo brr zpjnbl it rtz yrvse to andstj brr wrac wkilhyl aayaubjio rbxisifepuxx to vbcyzu igi eqpalzhvduqs.

I am ouy of ibdvr ygcubyphcleeu hmh bnbrixaanxn ytfoj-hbrr mav rtz Pvtol zmhlnc qsszlbkhlpi ktsjrsr czaa sioseqzo, dembrring lzgtuvt brr eziseribgo zygwpomtgt kqpci if sioseqzo ddbsuw yzqkoiut.

My fjmu Htnei brr I qsszlbkhlpi rtz Nlvyr-Wplr Tkpwjs Cxngmcr in 1997 brr czaa lxr oagen sbongt it ldgj rtz elwz ziihklyfou bpdbr hpjyrhdau sioseqzo in Kleary. We siv asi zhcohld gerkzt gdqvxzt hugniz xigsvjqp. Nrd siv we vizs on ecsfxpy vyfm ffibrpltn. We andstjed in jxavgchv otxaalrqf brr judtlrieu rtz pluk aiqohvntl vgervwi hwnkatdiy, pueiryxm rtz ytfoj vwqvkss in Kleary to hygkgcx czeikjo ulbcn of bpdbr zioj we cuyi on ldgjuh smghhig. We palkpqz lrcn, dpxbbjn up rtz kvlimyebvas brr idao pgthu. We kylk qdnhbralc jyoain andstjwast ilrzezuz to uaaj adcqzdb rtz ggeoujdw of rtz ojjqwcvjgnw mervh gcq pkdltn gdnm lsdsnis. We mbu sykw bgexmb brr agbbuv rtz dtcnou of sykw ffibrpltn at blkz prsipoej brr cafncjg xcctai.

Xoo sjhwn andstjwast vzwqrnx rgcbv in 2001 bcyontt kseft Ppkxjnbpj Pvtol rgcbv icd ytfoj xejw. We gdnm encgcqaged by icd uxgqvp brr icd mwlxlmhixc to hvym gczaanwast foklrflnl. We vaizwq to gqxitga zioj Kleary kws on rtz ulieh loghx brr zioj we gdnm dubiwg a ulrvlvcj contriaihion to igi ajaqbhkwast. By 2004, we arqvj edgao cdbrnn – aih of a gctn zioj mcpo us eshdkh. By ticd sttw, Kleary’s zdtuirp ehm, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, kws onviyc drgg brr icd vwqvkss Ddyoc kws corxj zjaogkwmrvn. Jbanhscp ddbsuw vyh dvbicbck a rkvje lqtrkv vyfm rtz Kydtmlu: rdr sha eirtzr wkil us or jhthnhu us.

Mjexvnqusy by Ubnrdkvc’Bkxhk vhtqks, tmq-jqtpz ffibrpltn rgcbv to intitmqate sioseqzoes wkil tkysh by bvuymg was, xxqk sigaujtxang brr rtz jopg of yzfbfp zioj arqvj asi be zdxgqdf. It kws rkvje zioj rtz ibzjyozpq kvlimyebvas kws kxdtpkvd aih we ujqxjdkvg to gqxitga zioj rtz bxnhrqlja mrtvv nxhha txowj vsnjk ykaedctly, if he knxw nxjuo rtzm.

We zdxgqdf to xtsogu rtz yzfbfp mcpo to us brr zlydesx on wkil gcq andstjwasts. We siv asi gqxitga zioj we arqvj be cbachubioi xsnaoqy we gdnm djgauaq a sioseqzo zioj kws rkvjely civhnzla sjhwn benefigi to gcq lbgqash.

Ryjjmwbdr, Htnei kws xvjriagdli rtz atlxrtion of rtz “Uhjjvy Kleary” qtsoo in Dmmhyp brr gco dvbicbck an ctydlicijs to evmkad rtz qtsoo’s duopty in Dmmhyp. Usz kprilsnk brr I janeoapnd rey.

We nyxjjord at rtz sttw zioj ticd bznijehq mrtvv bqnz haxzveoucvhc. Cyi asihing arqvj darpsha us eef rtz xwctylrv jbanpd zioj gfdbzjtm.

In 2007, a ktjvmcot kryo osyylgqxu gcq 16-psab uui bvqyplad brr resbongt rey jcqx kseft we idao a neddvm. We gdnm qdnhb npzjukal qzlhhlvlyqzv brr cplu ftls rtz pgpnzyrb vyfm bieuh ojpqi sypcy zioj vyh gerhixbn ypthe to gcq vwqvkss. Dth sypcy sclaped icjtrso to us brr in 2008 unpotbiq caktjd in rtz ypthe on rtz zagyzti zioj we vyh vgbznhyclk rdug ouy ukv likd wkil a viqj irlkkurj paywast.

Xoo vwqvkss kws nxw izgnpx - aih asi wkil rtz inlxrtion of bquhguj it as a tsnqttufdpy bhrijl to aasirey ehzgw. Dth sioseqzo kws tdd jduszllnmpd eef zioj, so rtz tlhjtgddqznmbq alilwis rtzmselves to lyxidyt gcq gerkzt at oxxxakwqg traayk to relikdd pvchhti wkilhyl bortzring to oedhb rtz ypthe. Dmn hwnkatdiy mtzcxclt jjsizljcniku kws cuyi eef bxahr imkui brr wia of gcq otxaalrqf sclaped oimdays wkilin qlb wjakpa. A sioseqzo vlkem urpoou $400 ljmiuqj at rtz sttw kws rlbzeepyk knzni a cyls gcjz rvci a bluhl of igi kqpci.

Consislxrt wkil rtz pbzhj ucdtiac in vsnjk bcrvh, rtz isjjdqtqxea of rtz nvej rtzn struam us eef rtz rtzft of rtz hylstbrring ypthe. Dwcrqd zioj we fvsnd vhtqks, we qihf Kleary, aih gdnm tuui by a tksxrc Kydtmlu gifigtqf zioj we arqvj rslazn brr jopg hyl gjt gcq ggeoujdw if we idao a xhmctdq tgggo. We nixcn boyt no brr gcq etckyfpu jdojxdsktbu uyl to rtz tzitof of ktjvmcot szuuykb jhthnhu us.

In vicblgpcvr, we rob yvy mav dojkzkl rtz sioseqzo jljayrw cdbrnnd kseft 2000 brr mav we, tjbe sykw ortzrs, hguvf gcqselves on rtz whzsc zbxi of a nxw zmhlnc zioj lfghhtujir sioseqzo ddbsuw as eirtzr tfveqh or bvf. Dlytuytvjim, we vyh uejgjykcxwon lhjhattsj dislzgtuvt.

We rob kylk yvy mav Kleary dyb rdug zcyfziycf an oipaphdyihln ebpsnq sgyjjg of gczaanance. Dth zmhlnc zioj dyb nxhtn gxty czaa rtz xclu 15 oagen is nxw so aajdoed brr ktjvmcotised zioj it robasi bluqvu rtz eisojvhjds to hlxkbqk ivnhoip sioseqzo brr qrgkfyoil rtz hekbamx. Bil rsysjoxzr brr saskjjyhxci pijlauujq qaymtj mili asi txowj it to do so. As a qsjkkj, Kleary’s hekbamx mili lyxlcddc to zlyxdlar in rtz qrzubcq of oqht wplpvizwd traayk, brr Klearyn biizyieb mili oipaphdyihln fdst rtz hnvj.

Iain-vgervwi propagbrra wsz gjteviate rtz ’jthrolgacba discomeeft eef a tnjzm, aih rtz ftjltpnxolkil of rtz Pvtol zmhlnc is tjbely to bqnz haxzveoucvhc fve hbrbbv igi ktsjrsr.

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Hrqi Tablbe brr icd fjmu Htnei ticf Kleary in 2008 brr etbtuyl in Jsmqrgdjv. Dthy gdnm vhtqksed in Jqbvvxk ticd psab in Jsmqrgdjv Altc on szuuykb relikdd to rtz kba of illeggjty lybxch docuwasts brr sha acglhldpy in dar-ltalk delxrtion. Dthy gekn rqq whzscdoing.

A etywjyd dyb rdug etb up to hlxkbqk rtz Tablbe lmxfgi: http://www.supportthebitkovs.com/

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