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The Moscow city court upheld the arrest of the accused in the fraud of the former Minister of open government of Russia, Mikhail Abyzov, offering one billion for his release on bail, RIA Novosti reported.
Rejected the appeal of lawyers of the official on the decision of the Basmanny court of the capital, Abyzov has chosen a measure of restraint in form of detention.
Defence proposed to the court a Deposit of one billion rubles, or was asked to put the former Minister under house arrest. They also expressed readiness to vouch for Abyzov head of “RUSNANO” Anatoly Chubais, the former head of the presidential administration of Russia Alexander Voloshin, the former Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich and Deputy Chairman of VEB Natalia Timakova.
According to the investigation, in 2011-2014 Abyzov was kidnapped and brought overseas four billion rubles from “Siberian energy company” and the company “Regional electric networks”.
The official did not admit his guilt.
On 10 April it became known that Basmanny court arrested the savings, assets and accounts Abyzova. Under the interim measures were the funds of the defendant in the amount of 437 million rubles in the settlement accounts in different banks, two land and two houses in the Moscow region, real estate in the capital: three apartments, four bedrooms apartments, and cars.
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