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Hamovnichesky court of Moscow sentenced in absentia to 10 years imprisonment lawyer Pavel Ivlev for the assignment of oil “Yukos” more than one trillion rubles, reports “Interfax”.
The lawyer left Russia in 2004 and currently resides in the United States, the trial was held without his participation.
The penalty is calculated from the moment of actual detention and detention.
Ivlev received US citizenship and the state office of public Prosecutor of Russia has received the refusal from the us authorities to request his extradition. Interpol refused to declare the lawyer on the international wanted list because his case was regarded as a political, said the newspaper “Kommersant” the lawyer, Konstantin Rivkin, who defended Ivlev on the process.
According to counsel, his client could easily move around the world excluding CIS and Russia, so the outcome of the litigation will not affect his life.
According to investigators, Ivlev in 2001-2002 as part of an organized group under the leadership of the former head of “Yukos” Mikhail Khodorkovsky has awarded more than 195 million tons of oil owned by subsidiaries of the company.
The amount of damage was estimated at one trillion 67 million rubles, of which 133 billion rubles was legalized.
The investigators believe that oil was stolen by the criminal scheme: the oil was bought at cost from oil companies, and then resold at a higher price a few times. These transactions are processed only on paper through a company in a tax haven. The profit was transferred to the offshore companies under the guise of dividend payments was legalized.
Ivlev provide legal cleanliness of transactions.
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