Oleg Navalny was released

Oleg Navalny was released

Brother of Alexey Navalny spent three and a half years in the case of “Yves Rocher”.

Brother politician Alexei Navalny, Oleg Navalny, was released on Friday from the penal colony IK-5, Orel region at the end of three and a half years of imprisonment, to which he was sentenced in the case “Yves Rocher”.

About it reports “Medusa”, citing its own correspondent near the colony in the Oryol region. There’s also Oleg Navalny was met by his elder brother Alexei Navalny.

A few days before the release on Facebook Oleg Navalny appeared the post where he announced his exit from the colony. “There is a day in the life of any prisoner. It means that you will release the day before the date determined by the court. Of course I deny this kind of alms, which, however, does not prevent me to be released on 29 June as 30 June falls on a Saturday, and the principles of humanity oblige to release prisoners on the last working day before holidays/weekends”, — he wrote.

Alexei Navalny on Thursday recalled that it was difficult for his brother: “Permanent solitary, strict conditions, and in the end not “cell-type premises”. But the dude has always maintained dignity and optimism.” A month before the release of Oleg was placed in a punishment cell. “The media” pointed out that in the punishment cell he was sent seven times during the period of detention.

Oleg Navalny on the loose! URAAAAAAAA!!! pic.twitter.com/zicCr2byVI

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Oleg Navalny was sentenced in the case “Yves Rocher” to three and a half years in a penal colony, Alexey Navalny sentenced to three and a half years of probation.

This decision was made by the Zamoskvoretsky district court of Moscow on 30 December 2014, They were convicted of fraud in especially large size and money laundering. The investigators believed that they fraudulently stole the funds of LLC “Yves Rocher East” over $ 26.7 million rubles, as well as the means of LLC “multi processing company” (IPC) in the amount of more than 4.4 million rubles this money, according to investigators, in the future, were legalized by transfer on fictitious grounds on controlled by the defendants and their relatives, OOO “Kobyakovskaya factory basket weaving”.

The European court of human rights (ECHR) in October 2017 came to the conclusion that the verdict in the case “Yves Rocher” was arbitrary and unreasonable. Russia had to pay a Bulk payment of 10 000 euros each, and also to compensate for the costs. The ECtHR found violated the applicants ‘ rights to a fair trial (article 6 of the Convention for the protection of human rights) and punishment without law (article 7). Criminal charges in this case were “widely interpreted and unpredictable,” says the court’s decision. Attorney Bulk Olga Mikhailova explained that the sentence should be reversed because the ECHR found a violation of the right to a fair trial. However, in April 2018, the Presidium of the Supreme court refused to overturn the conviction.