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the Moscow City Court has left under guards of Michael Khodorkovsky

Moscow City Court has left under guards eks - head " YUKOS " Michael Khodorkovsky, the correspondent " passes; News " from a court hall.

thus, the appeal of lawyers of Khodorkovsky ABT cancellation of the decision of Petty-bourgeois court ABT prolongation of terms of holding in custody of their client is left W/ O satisfaction.

on November, 9th Khodorkovsky`s lawyers have submitted to Moscow City Court the corresponding appeal on the decision of Petty-bourgeois court on prolongation of terms of holding in custody of their client.

" we ask court to cancel the decision and to recognise as its illegal as it breaks the rights to freedom, guaranteed by the European convention " - Moskalenko has told.

the Petty-bourgeois court has decided on November, 1st to prolong to Khodorkovsky holding in custody term for three MTH - till February, 14th, 2005. Presiding judge Irina Kolesnikov motivated the given decision with that the charge party then yet has not stopped to produce the evidence.

now in judicial session the party of protection Khodorkovsky produces the evidence is held in custody more than a year. eks - head " YUKOS " it is accused under seven articles of the Criminal code, among them - evasion from payment of taxes and swindle in the large size.