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The Meshchansky Court of Moscow has refused to close the criminal case against former Yukos CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev
The Meshchansky Court of Moscow has refused to close the criminal case against former Yukos CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev, chairman of the board of the International Financial Menatep Group, who are accused of illegal seizure of 20% of shares in Apatit. Thereby, the court has turned down the defence's appeal. According to lawyer Genrikh Padva, the defence asked to drop the case now that the ten-year limitation period has expired. The appeal was signed by all the ten lawyers of Khodorkovsky and Lebedev, who were attending the session. According to Padva, the court had to meet this appeal in accordance with Article 78 of the Criminal Code. This has been a second appeal of the kind that the court has turned down. Khodorkovsky and Lebedev are facing seven points of indictment, including tax evasion and fraud. According to the indictment, Khodorkovsky and Lebedev illegally seized 20% of shares in Apatit in 1994. This crime is a qualified as grave and envisages the sentence of ten years in prison.
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