2003 in Russia

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2003
in
Russia

Decades:
See also: Other events of 2003
List of years in Russia

Events from the year 2003 in Russia.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

March[edit]

  • 23 March - A referendum in the break-away republic of Chechnya approves a new constitution.[1]

April[edit]

May[edit]

July[edit]

October[edit]

  • 25 October - Arrest of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, chairman of the YUKOS oil company, on charges of fraud.[1]
  • 27 October–30 October - The stock market falls by 16.5% as the arrest of Mikhail Khodorkovsky is seen as politically motivated leading to a loss in business confidence.[1]

December[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 653–656. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  2. ^ ""Chechnya hit by new suicide attack" BBC News". 2003-05-14. Retrieved 2008-04-17. 
  3. ^ "Russian businessman buys Chelsea". BBC News. 2 July 2003. 

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