When Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky was jailed in 2003, it was the start of President Putin's crackdown on the oligarchs. He shares his memories of that time with Dina Newman. Photo: former head of Yukos Mikhail Khodorkovsky leaving the courtroom in Moscow, Russia, September 22, 2005. Credit: Sovfoto/UIG via Getty Images
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The former ruler of Chile, Augusto Pinochet was arrested in London in October 1998
Apartheid South Africa's outspoken critic Bishop Desmond Tutu wins the Nobel Peace Prize
When Belgian teenagers got sick they blamed Coca-Cola but the truth was more mysterious
In 1993 news broke about development aid linked to a British arms deal.
How a small guerrilla group tried to start a revolution in the Brazilian jungle.
In October 1973 an Arab oil embargo caused prices to rocket.
How the Italian authorities diverted the stream of molten lava from the Etna volcano.
Murdered while head of the Roman Catholic church in El Salvador, he is being made a saint
The story of a young Austrian woman who survived World War Two and the allied occupation
During WW2 Germany listed the people it wanted to arrest should Britain fall to the Nazis
In 1948 violence broke out against Romany-speaking traveller people in Sweden
How Britain's Labour government tried to kick the aristocrats out of Parliament
How Allan Ginsberg's reading in San Francisco in 1955 started the "Beat Generation".
Slava Zaitsev created the first high fashion collections in the USSR.
How a chemist and a surgeon found a way of helping burns to heal.
A clash between students in 1968 paved the way for a hardening of military rule.
The former West Indies cricketer took a London hotel to court in 1943
The bridge which connected neighbours across the water and inspired a TV hit worldwide.
The war lasted for 8 years and is thought to have left over a million people dead.