The Trial In Absentia of Leonid Nevzlin: the Prosecution Lacks Witnesses

posted 23 Oct 2012, 23:15 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 23 Oct 2012, 23:16 ]
22 October 2012 

Vera Vasilieva 


On October 22, 2012, after nearly a two-week break, Moscow’s Simonovsky district court held a planned hearing in the second criminal case against Leonid Nevzlin. Russian prosecutors have charged the former Vice President of Yukos with the misappropriation of shares of subsidiaries of the Eastern Oil Company [itself a subsidiary of Yukos] worth 3.6 billion roubles. [Read more]