The court upheld the sentence Navalny in the case of “Kirovles”
KIROV, may 3 — RIA Novosti. Kirov regional court on Wednesday upheld a 5-year suspended sentence Alexei Navalny on charges of embezzling more than 16 million rubles of the company “Kirovles”, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.
In addition, the court upheld the lower court decision to forcibly deliver the Bulk process in the Leninsky district court of Kirov, as the opposition has repeatedly missed meetings without valid reason.
According to investigators, Alexei Navalny and businessman Pyotr Ofitserov organized a supply agreement with forestry unitary enterprise “Kirovles” on obviously unprofitable conditions for the latter, and then spent transferred under this agreement, the timber 16.1 million rubles.
Earlier the court during the retrial found Navalny guilty and sentenced to five years probation. The first sentence Navalny on the case (also five years ‘probation) was cancelled by the Supreme court after the decision of the European court of human rights has found violations of defendants’ rights at trial.
Interviewed by RIA Novosti lawyers think that criminal records close to Bulk the opportunity to run for President of the Russian Federation.
Protection Navalny believes that even with two suspended sentences he has the right to run for the position of head of state. The accused intends to seek clarification of the law to the constitutional court.
In addition to this Navalny was sentenced to probation on charges of misappropriation of company funds “Yves Rocher”. Himself opposition categorically rejects all allegations, considering his prosecution was politically motivated.