SKR explained the searches from employees “Open Russia” investigation of funding

SKR explained the searches from employees “Open Russia” investigation of funding

Moscow. 5 Oct. INTERFAX.RU — searches of the employees founded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky movement “Open Russia” was held within the framework of the Yukos case and associated with foreign funding of public organizations, despite the recognition of unwanted in Russia, said the official representative of the Investigative Committee (IC) Svetlana Petrenko.

“Today, in order for a thorough examination of the circumstances of current funding and the investigation of the circumstances of the disposition in the Russian Federation in cash proceeds from the earlier legalization of the stolen property, the RF IC in collaboration with the departments of the interior Ministry conducted searches in the home and at places of work individual entrepreneurs and other entities financed from abroad from the accounts of organizations controlled by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Leonid Nevzlin (former co-owner of Yukos — if) and other participants led by the group,” said Petrenko, “Interfax”.

According to her, the investigation obtained evidence that allowed us to recognize four undesirable foreign organizations associated with the financing of individual entrepreneurs and other persons acting on behalf of the “Open Russia”.

“However, the financing activities of the same persons from abroad continues,” — said Petrenko.

She recalled that the Main investigation Department SK criminal case against the former major shareholders and managers of OAO “NK YUKOS” the theft of their oil subsidiaries of oil companies Yukos and its implementation, theft of stock and cash, as well as the legalization of income received from the sale of stolen, including in respect of persons wanted.